Nearing the end of the day, light power from the QNPASX will head down to Dupo after getting a signal at Jerome Ln. Canon 350D.
There's just something about the trees at Wickes that makes the location scenic. Here we wait at Wickes siding for the LSH08 to finish making its setout at Riverside. Canon 350D.
On a nice Feburary afternoon we have cleared up in Ivory yard for a northbound autoparts train. Canon 350D.
A rebuilt GP40, which I brought in on the LSE57, looks on as two RC equipped GP38-2's slumber in the yard waiting for the morning shift. Canon 350D.
On a chilly Feburary evening, units from the various locals and yard jobs at Lesperance Street congergate behind the yard tower, with the St. Louis skyline providing the backdrop. Canon 350D.
Backing up at a blistering 5 mph to get the rest of our train we left on the siding at Riverside. The Mississippi River can be seen in this shot. Canon 350D.
MASNP blasts through Pacific, MO on its way west to North Platte, if things are fluid, this train should make it to Jefferson City in a matter of hours. Canon 350D.
Waiting for a crew to take it west, this train waits outside of Ameren UE's Labadie Power Plant, which supplies nearly 70% of Missouri's power and is the single largest consumer of coal on the UP ... (more)
With the weather finally warming up, and the snow melting, MASNP drifts downgrade after passing through downtown Kirkwood. Canon 350D.
This is the first time I've caught BNSF switching Valley Park, the only customer only get's service once every couple of months. At the end of a cold day the switchman walks to make the joint with... (more)
This is the first time I've caught BNSF switching Valley Park, the only customer only get's service once every couple of months. Here in frigid temps, the conductor shoves back to the main with tw... (more)
It looks like the infamous 253 is back on MRS property. MRS seems to have this one-of-a-kind rebuild leased out to other railroads/industries year round. Canon 350D.
Nearing the end of the day, a break in the clouds shows golden sunlight on this coal drag as it slips through Kirkwood on its westward trip. Canon 350D.
MPIPB has finally made it into Dupo at 2:00 am, here in the dense fog, it sets out bad orders at the south end of Dupo Yard.
At around 11:30 pm this dead manifest sits at Valmeyer waiting for a new crew, as another train flies past it, taking the diverging approach through the crossover. Canon 350D.