With the sun below the horizon, IHOYC creeps northward towards Dupo past one of the few trees along this portion of the line. Canon 350D.
Now this is cool, C30-7's haven't been on UP's roster for how long? And this one is still in UP paint, and apparently is in operating condition. It was sitting just outside NS's A.O. Smith yard. C... (more)
Framed by a tree and with Horseshoe Lake in the background, this UP manifest sits on the A&S Railway at IL Rte. 111, waiting for clearance through HN Cabin. Canon 350D.
Looking like a KCS publicity train, IKCVN, the Schnieder train, comes around the curve at SH with a pair of KCS ACe's and a solid train of Schnieder trailers and containers. Canon 350D.
A great visitor to the St. Louis area, the George Bush engine stops at SH for a few precious moments for me to capture this night shot. It will go out right away on MTRLI. Canon 350D.
After catching the UJ in Creve Coeur Park, I raced out to Chesterfield to catch them switching Smurfit on their way out to Union, MO. Canon 350D.
After leaving Lackland yard with its short four car train, the CMR's Union job rumbles across the bridge in CC Park on its way out to Chesterfield. Canon 350D.
During the last light of the day, the IHOYC and its two heritage units skim north with the bluffs and the moon in the background. Canon 350D.
With a firey fall foliage backdrop, this coal drag waits to procede south behind a line of trains. Canon 350D.
Late in the day, UP MPIPB races south across farm acess roads and the colorful foliage along the Mississippi River bluffs. Canon 350D.
The engineer backs his cars to couple onto another cut before going to switch the Post Dispatch. Check out that lighting package! Canon 350D.
Here we catch another glimpse of Mr. Happy Sunshine at the helm as he pilots his train in between the buildings and through the back alleys of downtown Springfield. Canon 350D.
This former Apalachicola Northern (ex. AN 717) SW1500 now works for the Central Midland, and is seen switching the St. Louis Post Dispatch warehouse in Maryland Heights. Canon 350D.
After narrowly excaping a boning by Amtrak and IHOYC, Reverend Spiv X brings his sterling grain train under the TRRA Merchants Bridge while heading for Q Tower. Canon 350D.
Getting closer to his final destination, engineer Spiv rolls over the bridge over Wood River with about 4 hours of on-duty time left. Pat can be seen in the river bed shooting from a different per... (more)