A lengthy 10,000 foot manifest inches forward on the main in order to fit into West Alton (10,600 foot siding) for a pass.
A smoky Dash 9 leading a 10,000 foot train near West Alton, Missouri.
An oil train crosses Peruque Creek in good light available only in the summer months when the sun rises more to the north. This section of track is ready for a tie replacement. You can see the m... (more)
A short UP train led by a pair of SD70M locomotives makes its way south on the Chester Subdivision. The skies are grey from forest fires almost 2000 miles away in Alberta.
A matched pair of GP38-3s sit next to State Street in Madison, Illinois. State Street gets you a close-up look.
A Norfolk Southern Dash 9 backs a train into the Terminal Railroad Yard at Madison, Illinois.
A pair of Respondek GP-40s sit at America's Central Port in Granite City, Illinois.
A track inspection train passes in front of Calf Robe Mountain in Glacier National Park.
An eastbound grainer coming down out of the Rockies at East Glacier Park Village.
An empty coal train passes through minor flooding near the Mississippi River.
Lead by four locomotives, an exceptionally heavy H-MEMGAL (Memphis to Galesburg) is passing through Gibb siding. The train is loaded with steel coils, steel pipe and I-beams.
A southbound stack train crosses the Kaskaskia River on the UP Chester Sub near Ellis Grove, Illinois.
A westbound oil train passing under the bluffs formed by the Mississippi River, which was once three miles wide near this location.
A fire-scarred C44-9W cruising west past the grain elevators at Annada, Missouri.
A westbound manifest near Elsberry, Missouri.