The Phase IV Heritage Locomotive leads Amtrak Train 316 over US Highway 50 after an on time station stop at LEE, passing UP Train CMSWE9 16 in the siding on the UP Sedalia Sub.
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Amtrak's Phase IV Heritage Locomotive from the 2011 40th anniversary leads Amtrak Train 311 down the KCT East-West Corridor Main 4 past Blue River Yard just short of the KCS Diamond at Sheffield r... (more)
Amtrak Train 311 drops down Independence Hill on the UP Sedalia Sub. after an on time station stop at the Truman Depot behind the Phase IV Heritage Locomotive. The 184 got swapped onto the 311/31... (more)
Amtrak Train #311 streaks past P-Hill on the UP Sedalia Sub. behind a rare B32-8WH leader. The former Pepsi Cans don't call this territory home very often, and the 500's presence was necessitated... (more)
A westbound Missouri River Runner hurries through Tuxedo Park on a Sunday morning.
Amtrak's morning westbound Missouri River Runner between St. Louis and Kansas City hurries across the Meramec River at Sherman Beach on a hot morning.
Amtrak's 406 is on the point of the River Runner with the exhibit train laying over at Kansas City Union Station. The exhibit train will continue on to Topeka for a weekend display the following m... (more)
Amtrak's 311, The Missouri River Runner, is led by Phase III 406 and Amtrak's Exhibit Train. 311 has just finished its station stop at Independence and is finishing the last leg into Kansas City w... (more)
Amtrak Train #311 is backing west so it can pull back east on KCT Main Track 4 to Union Station.
AMTK 311 passes a "saved" MOPAC-era tri-light dwarf signal in the siding at Strasburg, Missouri. This signal was recently re-lit with new LEDs and placed on a new gravel base where it sat before. ... (more)
Amtrak's River Runner is seen wying near Santa Fe Jct. after completing a morning run in from St. Louis. Once wyed, the train will become AMTK 316 and return to St. Louis later in the day.
Amtrak train #311 has come to rest at its final stop at KCUS. After unloaded, the train will wye and head east at #316 later in the day.
The Loop, Amtrak train #311, passes Ridgely Tower during the summer of 1993. Look at all the history: No. 10 slip switch is still in place, the "Iron Man" train order stand hasn't been rem... (more)
''The Loop'' was an Amtrak operation that was aimed at drawing Chicago Springfield traffic. Here she is arriving Bloomington Union Depot after meeting train 300, at far right.
STEVE SMEDLEY PHOTO
A budding railfan and his grandfather wave farewell to a late Kansas City Mule.