MRS 255 - Street running on 2nd Street - Dec. 2004

MRS 255 - Street running on 2nd Street - St. Louis, MO
MRS 255 - St. Louis, MO

Manufacturers Railway System 255 leads a switch job south down the tracks in the middle of 2nd Street. The locomotive and its train were heading back to the MRS yard after doing some switching at a business near Barton and 3rd Street in south St. Louis. These days, business on the 2nd Street trackage is pretty much all gone. The largest business on the line, a chemical company, closed many years ago leaving only a couple of smaller businesses to support the line.

Photo taken: St. Louis, Missouri. December 27, 2004.


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