After setting out six cars on the elevator track at Victoria, the UP 1205 is in run 8 as the crew heads down the line and eventually their home terminal of Salina, Kansas.
UP 1205 slowly rolls down the aging elevator track at Ellis, Kansas as it shoves a tie scrap car back into the spur. The track to the left is part of the old yard at Ellis.
CEFX 1036 leads a short manifest eastbound towards Lawrence, Kansas with an ultimate destination of Kansas City.
Sunset on the MoPac, it has been 16+ years since a through train ventured through the small town of Leoti, KS. 16 years since the ABS signals have displayed a high green indication for a westbound... (more)
NS 9842 and a UP ACe slowly rolls to a stop, as a recently repainted Geep goes to work on the west end of Norfolk Southern yard in North Kansas City.
UP 8048 makes some noise as it rolls up the last bit of grade to leave the Big Creek valley behind. In the far background of the valley is the city of Hays.
UP 8048 slowly drifts down the main at Hays siding as a westbound empty coal train slowly works its way up the siding. The sun is just minutes from setting below the horizon.
Amtrak 86 has the honors of leading train #3 the westbound Southwest Chief as it preforms its nighttime stations stop in Kansas City, Missouri. A far cry from the days of ATSF F7's and Warbonnet p... (more)
The once grand waiting hall at Kansas City Union Station is empty with the once large wooden benches replaced with empty space. The beautiful station sparkles though, a sign of care put into resto... (more)
BNSF 7200 on the point of a Transcon intermodal train heads east past Kansas City Union Station as a empty Union Pacific coal train slowly rolls east through KCUS and Santa Fe Jct. On the far righ... (more)
UP 5862 works hard uphill out of Marysville, Kansas with a fresh crew on board. The new crew will take the empty coal train to Bailey Yard in North Platte, Nebraska before another exchange between... (more)
After stopping for an unknown reason UP 6531 with another UP GE and and a KCS ACe in tow heads west towards Herkimer, Kansas.
With three GE units in tow, UP 8669 negotiates a sag just east of Victoria, Kansas on the UP Kansas Pacific Line.
UP 1205 and 557 sit in the siding at Ellis, Kansas with a emergency work train. The train was dispatched following the wreck of the Salina to Denver manifest at Hays, Kansas two days prior.
UP 6822 and two other GE AC44's lead the westbound MFWNP, up the grade out of the Missouri River valley west of Atchison, Kansas.