Way Back Machine: Before the ban on cameras and electronic devices on the railroad, we wait for an A&S move to clear before we head East. The A&S move is coming off the grade to the MacArth... (more)
Way Back Machine: On a foggy summer night in 2007, an A&S transfer job with a Geep 38 and two SW1500's pokes out of a yard lead at Vally Jct. They are pointed towards Dupo, which is most li... (more)
An A&S transfer from the northern half of the railroad nears the massive Gateway Yard, seen here crossing the CSX main at HN Cabin, behind the only painted GPs on the roster.
An Alton & Southern "Odyssey Set", consisting of GP38-2 #2001 and a pair of SW1500's, bring ALS job 301, north, through Washington Park, IL and under the busy Interstate 64. This move is... (more)
Alton and Southern Job 301 is seen delivering a cut of cars to CSX's Roselake Yard while an Eastbound Train waits for a signal to leave the yard.
An Alton and Southern Odyssey Set is seen leading ALS Job 301 to CSX's Roselake Yard. Once the train is in Roselake Yard it will be given the symbol CSX Q332. Here the Odyssey set is seen passing ... (more)
ALS 2001 and a SW1500 team up on Job 202 and prepare to depart the yard for a trip to Madison.
ALS 2000 and 2001, long paired together, are now working with one or two ALS SW 1500s
The A&S' only two road switchers are on the point of a northbound terminal train with a trailing EMDX SD60. This train was shot from the Poplar Street Bridge over the Mississippi River. Canon 350D... (more)
ALS 2000 and 2001 yard a train left on the receiveing tracks