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NS 9270 and NS 8687 at Gratiot Interlocking

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NS 9270 and NS 8687
June 9, 2007. St. Louis, MO.

With a bit of Cableicous​ framing, NS 9270 and NS 8687 roll west on the west approach of the McArthur Bridge, near Gratiot Interlocking. The light engine movement was heading to the UP's 12th Street Yard to pick up a string of cars. Meanwhile, the Union Pacific locomotive was on the point of a westbound train that was waiting for clearance to proceed through the interlocking and onto the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

UP 8024 on the Merchants Subdivision

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UP 8024 on the Merchants Subdivision
June 12, 2007. St. Louis, Missouri.

Union Pacific 8024 is the distributed power unit (DPU) on a coal train that is parked on the TRRA's Merchants Subdivision, near Compton Avenue.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

UP 7247 and CSXT 7527 at Webster Groves

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UP 7247 and CSXT 7527 at Webster Groves
October 31, 2006. Webster Groves, Missouri.

Union Pacific 7247 and CSXT 7527 sit just east of the signals at old Tuxedo Park station, on the Union Pacific's Jefferson City Subdivision. The train was waiting for clearance to proceed west.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

UP 5617 Parked on the TRRA

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UP 5617 Parked on the TRRA
October 31, 2006. St. Louis, Missouri.

Union Pacific 5617 is lone unit on the point of a coal train that is parked on the TRRA's Merchants Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

With the Arch in the Background

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With the Arch in the Background
October 31, 2006. St. Louis, Missouri.

With the Gateway Arch in the background, BNSF 6042 and BNSF 5613 lead an empty coal train east on the Union Pacific's Jefferson City Subdivision, near Compton Avenue. Normally, BNSF trains use the TRRA's Merchants Subdivision, which is just behind the BNSF train. In the image you can see a loaded coal train parked on the Merchants Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Ex-Southern Pacific Daylight 4460

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Southern Pacific 4460 sits under a shed at the Museum of Transportation.
Photo taken on: September 29, 2006. Kirkwood, Missouri.

Over, Under, in the Middle

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Over, Under, in the Middle
September 23, 2006. Kansas City, Missouri.

Union Pacific (UP) 7197 is the distributed power unit on an east bound coal train that is rolling across the Kaw River Bridge approach, above BN Crossing. Above, an auto rack train crosses Kansas City Terminal's flyover at Santa Fe Junction, while below a BNSF coal train rolls south through BN Crossing to BNSF's Fort Scott Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Crossing Gates at Sunset

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Crossing Gates at Sunset
August 4, 2006. South of Valmeyer, Illinois.

As the sun sets, the crossing gates at KK Road on the UP's Chester Subdivision stand guard.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

GECX 8497 at Valley Junction

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GECX 8497 at Valley Junction
December 23, 2006. East St. Louis, Illinois.

GECX (ex-Southern Pacific) 8497 (an SD40T-2) comes off the TRRA's Illinois Transfer Subdivision at Valley Junction. The train is passing under the portion of the MacArthur Bridge's east approach that leads into Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


BNSF 643 at Chouteau Avenue

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BNSF 643 (still in Santa Fe's Warbonnet paint scheme), BNSF 6934, and Wisconsin Central (WC) 3026 lead train east at Chouteau Avenue. The train is rolling eastward on BNSF's Hannibal Subdivision, and is heading toward TRRA's Grand Interlocking, where it will roll onto TRRA's Merchants Subdivision. BNSF trains on the Hannibal Subdivision use the TRRA's Merchants Subdivision between Grand Interlocking and North Market Interlocking.
Painted in a "map" scheme, WC 3026 is WC's 10th anniversary unit that also celebrated Wisconsin's sesquicentennial anniversary of statehood.
Photo taken: December 24, 2006, at St. Louis, Missouri.

BNSF 643 at Lindenwood Yard

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BNSF 643 at Lindenwood Yard
December 24, 2006. St. Louis, Missouri.

BNSF 643 sits on the point of a manifest train that is waiting to depart BNSF's Lindenwood Yard. Meanwhile, another BNSF train is slowly making its way along side BNSF 643's train.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


NS 8925 & UP 9765 With The Arch

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NS 8925 & UP 9765 With The Arch
December 24, 2006. Alorton, Illinois.

Norfolk Southern 8925 and Union Pacific 9765 are on the point of a manifest train that is making its way through the Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Side Shot of UP 1982

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March 18, 2006. Dupo, Illinois.

Union Pacific 1982 (the MoPac heritage unit) sits on the point of train IHOYC-17, in UP's Dupo Yard. The train was waiting to depart and head north to Yard Center, near Chicago, Illinois.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


UP 1982 at Dupo Yard

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March 18, 2006. Dupo, Illinois.

Union Pacific 1982 sits on the point of train IHOYC-17, in UP's Dupo Yard.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


UP 9539 and LTEX 9898 at Columbia

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UP 9539 and LTEX 9898 at Columbia
March 10, 2006. Columbia, Illinois.

Union Pacific (UP) 9539 and Larry's Truck & Electric (LTEX) 9898 lead a train north on the UP's Chester Subdivision, near BB Road.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Prague Tram 9097 in Lesser Town

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April 29, 2015. Prague, Czechia.

A tram makes it way through the small tunnel underneath a building on Letenská Street in Lesser Town.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Rooftops and Windows

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April 29, 2015. Prague, Czechia.

One more rooftop shot from Prague. This one is looking down from the grounds of Prague Castle at Lesser Town.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Tram 2272 on the Mánesův Most

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A vintage tram, number 2272, rolls across the Mánesův most which crosses the river Vltava between Old Town and Lesser Town. The building in the background is the Univerzita Karlova v Praze - Filozofická fakulta (Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague).

April 29, 2015. Prague, Czechia. Photo © Tom Gatermann

Signals Under the Bridge

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A railroad crossing signal under the 12th Street viaduct in the West Bottoms of K.C.
Photo taken: November 5, 2008. Kansas City, Missouri.

Pipe Train at Kirkwood, MO

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March 15, 2006. Kirkwood, Missouri.

Led by Union Pacific (UP) 4507, a unit-train of flat cars is hauling pipe west on the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Pipe Train at Maplewood

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UP 4507 at Maplewood

March 15, 2006. Maplewood, Missouri.

Union Pacific (UP) 4507 leads a unit-train hauling pipe west on the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision, along Greenwood Blvd. © Tom Gatermann.

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UP 9539 at BB Road

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March 10, 2006. Columbia, Illinois.

Union Pacific (UP) 9539 rolls north on UP's Chester Subdivision through the BB Road crossing.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


MoPac and Katy at Dupo

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March 18, 2006. Dupo, Illinois.

Union Pacific (UP) 1982, UP 1988, and UP 4859 are on the point of train I-HOYC-17, as the train sits in UP's Dupo Yard. UP 1982 and UP 1988 are two of UP's heritage locomotive fleet, and commemorate the Missouri Pacific Railroad and Missouri, Kansas, & Texas Railroad ("The Katy").

I-HOYC is an inter-modal train  that runs between Houston, Texas, and Yard Center (near Chicago, Illinois).

Photo © Tom Gatermann.



Passing Underneath

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Passing Underneath

March 18, 2006. Dupo, Illinois.

A Union Pacific (UP) freight led by UP 3961 rolls north under the cantilever signal at UP's Dupo Yard. © Tom Gatermann.

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