A dirty old GE with a burnt-out headlamp leads an empty coal drag west through Tuxedo Park on a lazy, hazy St. louis summer afternoon.
A westbound manifest swings around the curve at Tuxedo Park into the early evening sun.
Empty coal drag with shiny new hoppers heads westbound through Kirkwood Junction.
This hopper had run aground along with three boxcars. Here it is being lowered back onto the rails.
After waiting at the signal for clearance westbound, this empty coal drag accelerates into the late afternoon sun. Some other nut got a photo of this consist as it went through Kirkwood. See it ... (more)
Spring is in the air as passengers board a rather late (as per usual) westbound.
Westbound empty coal drag through Kirkwood. The illustrious N691LF, who was apparently napping as the head end rolled by, did manage to get a nice shot of the DPU here: http://www.railpictures.ne... (more)
Empty coal drag headed for the UP in St. Louis about to cross over Ohio Street along Evansville's industrial waterfront. After being received by the UP, its ID will become CBXSM 11.
Interesting sight - an FRA test car prepares to depart Howell northbound. The poor thing was equipped with an annoying electronic bell and a pathetic, whiny little two-chime airhorn. Not very aw... (more)
Southbound out of Evansville after a crew change
Empty containers about to cross Claremont Avenue on a beautiful Friday afternoon.
And to think that I used to have difficulty getting the cars on the tracks with my little HO set all those years ago...
Southbound manifest into Evansville.
Three GE's lead the daily empty container train into Howell Yard - here about to cross Claremont Avenue.
A brand-spanking-new SD70MAC drifts downhill with empty containers. Somebody chalked 'Spirit of P.J. Gouse' on the left side of the nose. Any ideas?