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I took these 2 weekends ago, posted them to Flickr, but then forgot to post them here! I guess I got preoccupied with the KCS OCS that I saw the Monday afterwards!

A late Texas Eagle heads over the MacArthur Bridge.
Fly Like an Eagle by stlgevo51, on Flickr
A UP local and switch move meet at UP's Lesperance Street Yard.
Geep Meet by stlgevo51, on Flickr
The Manufacturers Railway running light to the enginehouse. Though the rest of the day was great, we missed the MRS making a transfer run to the A&S. That move is getting rare, and it probably won't happen for too much longer.
The Manufacturers Railway by stlgevo51, on Flickr
While up on the overpass waiting for the A&S transfer in the background, a UP manifest with a southern belle heads west.

Southern Belle by stlgevo51, on Flickr
A BNSF Coal with a lot of power.
Lots of Power by stlgevo51, on Flickr
The catch of the day. Two ex MP SD40-2s switch a cut of cars bound for the A&S Gateway Yard. The two GP38-2s are along for the ride.
Nice A&S Consist by stlgevo51, on Flickr
A UP grain in Granite City.

UP Grain near WR by stlgevo51, on Flickr
The Madison Turn with some nice power, including three retired SW1500s.
Madison Turn and the SSW by stlgevo51, on Flickr
Madison Turn with SW1500s by stlgevo51, on Flickr
Cool Older EMDs by stlgevo51, on Flickr
Madison Turn in its Namesake Yard by stlgevo51, on Flickr
TRRA's leased ex-BN SD40-2 with a TRRA SD40-3 pulling out of the yard with a train that they will shove up the hump.
CEFX SD40-2 by stlgevo51, on Flickr
Thanks for looking!


Nice. Those shots of the Madison Turn remind me of the old SP when SW1500s often were part of the consists (and didn't look like they'd had their teeth knocked out!). is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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