The MRS transfer to/from the Alton and Southern's Gateway Yard climbs the east approach to the MacAuthur Bridge.
Remembering the Manny: Far from home, MRS 210 is working as the switcher at ADM in Evansville. Albeit faded, and weather worn, this classic ALCo S-2 is still dressed in the classy Manufactu... (more)
Remembering the Manny: As seen from a passing UP local (LSE57 - DeSoto Local), MRS 257 goes about switching the Budwiser brewery yard. These cars are filled with beer being shipped nation w... (more)
Remembering the Manny: Unfortunately, this scene cannot be repeated, the engine house remains, but the Manny is just a memory now. On a sunny spring day, MRS 257 drags a cut of cars out of ... (more)
Remembering the Manny: Unfortunately, nothing in this photo exists anymore. In 2005 a Manny SW1500 pulls a lone boxcar through Century Used Brick at the corner of Barton and 2nd Street. Cen... (more)
Remembering the Manny: Unfortunately, nothing in this photo exists anymore. In 2005 a Manny SW1500 pulls a lone boxcar through Century Used brick headed back towards 2nd St. There weren't b... (more)
The MRS transfer with lots of "suds" descends the east approach to the MacAuthur Bridge as it heads to Alton and Southern's Gateway yard.
Switching in St. Louis. Date is approximate.
MRS switch unit sitting at MRS facility St Louis
a MRS switch job working the brewery yard in St Louis
Good Bye MRS, You will be missed! Today, September 30th, is the last day for the Manufacturers Railway. For almost 120 years this railroad has been shoving cars up to the Anhueser Busch Bre... (more)
A lone Manny MP pokes out of the A&S Yard on a nice Spring morning.
In what are the final weeks of MRS operations, MRS 252 shoves a cut of cars into the In Bev plant in St Louis, Mo
MRS 257 pulls empties through the gates of the
Budwieser Plant before returning with loads.
In what is reportedly the Manufactures last month of operation MP1500 257 runs light into the Budwieser plant
to pick up some cars. The 257 was originally built for the Illinois Terminal as their... (more)