After going into emergency for no apparent reason, and then having the crew go dead on hours, this train of empty coal cars finally makes the turn through Valley Junction from the UP Chester Sub o... (more)
Taken from the Missouri side of the Mississippi River; 6630 looks rather minuscule below the giant power line tower.
Just after crossing the Mississippi River from St. Louis, this coal train waits at the end of the TRRA Macarthur Bridge East Approach to proceed through Valley Junction and onto the UP Chester Sub... (more)
Coal empties glide up the east approach to the Macarthur Bridge toward St. Louis as intermodal ILADU waits to come through Valley Junction on a hot July afternoon.
UP has been sending many SD40-2 & SD-50 to MEI in East St. Louis for stripping and scrapping.Here outside the gates sits SD-50 #9881 and a line of SD40-2.
Coal empties entering the UP Springfield Sub at Valley Jct.This train is headed north towards WR Tower where it will gain KCS tracks for the run to Kansas City.UP is detouring a few coal empties a... (more)
The YAS-331 job waits at Lake Drive,UP MASIH will have to run north before he can crossover and continue south.
Two KCS "Southern Belle" units lead a train of brand-new KCS hoppers, also in "Southern Belle" paint scheme. The conductor re-boards the lead unit after lining the switch on the UP Springfield Sub... (more)
Southbound manifest heading to the UP Chester Sub
Northeastbound local waiting for NS 9305 to get a crew and clear Hole In The Wall
This unit was released from the Metro East Industries paint shop on March 19, 2007. The logos on the side of the cab are KCS. KCSM 4650 painted in Mexico has KCSM logos. Rumor has it that this uni... (more)