MVNKC slowly enters the Mexico, Missouri yard limits over East Liberty Street. 4679 has made a few trips between East St. Louis and Kansas City now, mostly after dark or under heavy clouds.
Eastbound autos creep into Caseyville.
4679 has just been delivered to the KCS sporting its sharp new look. It will be making a trip back to MEI, however, as a KCS shield was applied to the cab rather than the appropriate KCSM shield.
4679 is switched into the Alton and Southern yard the morning after emerging from MEI as the second freight locomotive to wear Southern Belle colors. DMIR 301 was a definite bonus. Making the sc... (more)
2 of the few remaining Gateway Western motors are coupled together at the former GWWR facility.
A long KCS manifest nears the terminal.
Proviso to Pine Bluff mixed rumbles through whats left of the KCS Venice yard. The consist includes 9269,9297,9290,9128,2326,7878, and 9181.
Southbound at New Poag Road with the new goats UPY 2619 and 2620 trailing.
Wood River coal empties southbound splitting Hartford, Illinois in half on the NS Alton district. With the UP Springfield sub just 2 blocks east, MPRPB waited until until this train cleared the c... (more)
Dead at 19th Street, MPRPB has 2 new road goats (I stand corrected) in transit. UPY 2619 and 2620
A Lincoln Service train south at restricted speed. Only 2 hours late...not bad considering the rough winter weather throughout its route.
KCS 6616 rolls south at Illinois Route 16.
Love to see KCS's power on the Schneider trains...it is generally more interesting than the CSX standard issue.
2037 notches up after finishing the mornings work at Wann Yard.
The KCS Wood River local rounds the curve at Lenox Tower making this shot possible with a wrong main movement on track 2.