My MP pal, who undertook to offer a welcome to a young Air Force guy by showing me around the oddball (on MP) GE behind him. In the few weeks I was there I got a couple of cab rides around the te... (more)
Three Missouri Pacific SD's wearing three different paint schemes are on a grain train about to meet at Katy train at Elm Mott, TX. The 3rd unit is wearing the "double eagle" scheme with... (more)
They had some stick-on lettering problems.
Across town the Rock Island was dying.
A trio of MoPac Geeps leads a pair of ICG rebuilds on an eastbound coal train on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
Two westbound freight trains are stacked up waiting as the eastbound National Limited clears the crossover at River Junction.
Westbound freight trains are stacked up waiting for the eastbound National Limited to clear River Junction.
An empty Union Electric Labadie train on the Chester Sub. is headed for another load of Southern Illinois coal with an interesting U30C-SD40-GP50-B23-7 lashup. The fresh GP50 is just a few weeks o... (more)
JOHN 3:16. "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." This Missouri Pacific boxcar sitt... (more)
Hooping it up! Crews would order meals at The IL-MO Beanery in Scott City and pick them up on the fly: one for the locomotive crew, one for the caboose.
Westbound manifest at Lydia Avenue.
A trio of Missouri Pacific C36-7's 9033, 9024 and 9056 in merger colors UP yellow and gray at Fort Worth, Texas on June 21, 1986.
A three-unit set of geeps rolls to the west end of the yard before backing to their waiting train. Pretty soon, there will be a lot less Missouri Pacific blue, and a lot of Union Pacific yellow i... (more)
Three B30-7As - one if yellow with UP lettering - bring a southbound freight past the dormitory cars and other m of w equipment during a major redo of the UP's ex-MP line through Independence.
Missouri Pacific local pulls traffic from the KCS Yard.