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I was surprised to catch this Southern Pacific loco on the UP Chester Sub in Illinois. I thought they were long gone, but I guess there are still a few pulling coal trains. Nice move putting it on the point.
#9 - The awesome view from the new Bayport Ave. bridge. It doesn't get any better than this. Sun at your back, 65 degrees with a nice breeze (and a train every 15 minutes).
#10 - Amtrack at the Crystal Ave. bridge. I can't tell what the first car is, but it looks like a bus...
#5 - Here's an interesting shot of my shadow on the containers as a train rips past the Anchor Road bridge. It's a little disorienting standing right over the train on the bridge.
#6 - A MOW equipment train passing near the Hwy Z crossing near Ethel, MO.
#7 - I then moved on to the...
I decided to head out to the BNSF Transcon in Missouri yesterday. It takes about 3 hours to get there, so I left home around 3:30 am and arrived in Bucklin, MO around 6:30, just prior to the sun coming up. With Egg McMuffin and coffee in hand all I had to do was wait for the trains to appear...
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