BNSF 7554 leads a speeding intermodal train westbound just outside La Plata, MO on a warm New Years Eve.
UP 7423 leads an eastbound stack train passes under Santa Fe signal bridges on the BNSF's Marceline Sub at La Plata, Missouri. The replacement signals were cut over January 2014.
A trio of GEVO's leads a long intermodal train (with two more GEVO's pushing on the rear) down the Transcon into the tiny town of La Plata, MO.
If you squint it could almost be the Santa Fe's El Capitan with Hi-Levels and U30CGs.
A P40 leads The Chief into LAP for a late station stop as evening light falls.
A stack train with a trio of orange GEs blast past the Santa Fe Depot and railfans.
A westbound UP auto rack train blast west on BNSF trackage rights between Chicago and KC. This train had 2 units on the head end and a 70Ace in DP. It was a nice spring day as a patch dandelions a... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Cheif is slowing down for the station stop at La Plata. The train is running around a hour late. Next stop will be Ft Madison, IA, in 90 miles. BNSF's signal gang is hard at wor... (more)
Westbound Z-train rolls thru La Plata with a short train and couple units. This Z-train has an eastbound Z-train held up just west of the crossovers due to a westbound Q-train holding on main #2 w... (more)
The eb Southwest Chief glides into the La Plata station on time on a chilly Saturday Morning. Note the 4 box cars on the end.
In a scene this train would repeat countless times today, BNSF 940 flashes westbound across a rural Missouri road a few miles west of La Plata.Two CN units and another BNSF widecab trailed this be... (more)