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Amtk 156 - Amtrak’s Ann Rutledge - Jefferson City Subdivision

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Amtk 156 leads Amtrak's Ann Rutledge west on Union Pacific's Jefferson City Subdivision, along Greenwood, Boulevard, in Maplewood, Missouri. The Ann Rutledge's next stop will be at Kirkwood, Missouri.  The Ann Rutledge Today, Amtrak's Ann Rutledge has been renamed. Originally, the Ann Rutledge ran between Chicago, Illinois, St. Louis, Missouri, and Kansas City, Missouri. Now, Amtrak trains running between Chicago and St. Louis are known as Amtrak's Lincoln Service trains, and Amtrak trains running between St. Louis and Kansas City are now called Missouri River Runner trains.
Photograph  taken: November 19, 2005, at Maplewood, MO.

UP 4685 Leads A Train North On Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision - Chalfin Bridge, IL.

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UP 4685 leads a manifest freight train north on the Union Pacific's Chester Subdivision, through the flat farm lands of the Mississippi River plains in Southern Illinois.

Photo taken: November 12, 2005, north of Chalfin Bridge, IL.

A Union Pacific Train Is Rolling Through the Trees at Castlewood State Park

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November 24, 2005. Ballwin, Missouri.

With the fall colors gone and winter looming, an eastbound Union Pacific (UP) train rolls through Castlewood State Park on the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Sunlight Breaks Through The Clouds Over Chicago As View From Lake Michigan

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Looking toward Chicago from out on Lake Michigan.
Photo taken: August 13, 2008.  Chicago, Illinois. Photo © Tom Gatermann

Little Rock Streetcar 410 Passes By The H.U. Lee International Gate

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October 14, 2016.

As Rock Region Metro streetcar 410 enters the intersection of East Markham Street and Scott Street, it passes by the H.U. Lee International Gate.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Just Some Early Morning Fog

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From my front door this past Spring.
Photo taken: March 17, 2018. Photo © Tom Gatermann

Looking Up At Casa Loma in Toronto

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Photo taken: July 16, 2014. Toronto, Ontario. Photo © Tom Gatermann

UP 8046 and UP 7303 On The Jefferson City Subdivision At Berger, MO.

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October 23, 2005. Berger, Missouri.

Union Pacific (UP) 8046 and Union Pacific 7303 lead a loaded coal train east on the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision. Photo

© Tom Gatermann.

The New Broadway Bridge Under Construction On The Arkansas River

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October 10, 2016. Little Rock, Arkansas.

While out for a walk during our visit to Little Rock a few years ago, we saw these new bridge spans for the Broadway Bridge being constructed on barges floating in the Arkansas River. The barges are on the North Little Rock side of the river. If you look at the far left of the photograph you can see the old Broadway Bridge supports being demolished.

Photo © Tom Gatermann

Olympic Stadium Observation Tower At Montreal

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The observation tower at Olympic Stadium (Stade Olympique), in Montréal. If you look closely, on the right side of the tower you can see a lift that takes people to the observation deck at the top of the tower.

Photograph taken: July 17, 2013, at Montréal, Québec.

UP 4294 and NS 9841 Lead A Train Across the Gasconade River On The Jefferson City Subdivision

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October 23, 2005. Gasconade, Missouri.

Union Pacific (UP) 4294 and Norfolk Southern (NS) 9841 lead an eastbound train across the Gasconade River Bridge on the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

UP 4294 and NS 9841 A Train On The Jefferson City Subdivision at Gasconade, MO.

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October 23, 2005. Gasconade, Missouri.

Leading a train east on the Union Pacific's Jefferson City Subdivision are Union Pacific 4294 and Norfolk Southern 9841.The train is rounding the curve on the west bank of the Gasconade River.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

UP 6510 Is The DPU On A Coal On The Jefferson City Subdivision at Berger, MO.

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October 23, 2005. Berger, Missouri.

Union Pacific 6510 is the distributed power unit (DPU) on a coal train heading east on the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

UP 4496 On The Jefferson City Subdivision at Maplewood, MO.

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October 22, 2005. Maplewood, Missouri.

Union Pacific 4496 is seen here leading an eastbound train over Big Bend Blvd, along Greenwood Blvd. In the background the Metrolink bridge that carries the Blue Line over the UP's Jefferson City Subdivision can be seen.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Autoracks Lean Into the Curve - UP Jefferson City Subdivision

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Autorack cars on a westbound Union Pacific train enter the curve along Greenwood Blvd., near the Sutton Blvd. crossing, on UP's Jefferson City Subdivision. In the distance one of the signals can be seen for the crossovers at Control Point D007 (mile post 6.9) on the subdivision. The train was only just beginning it trek across the state of Missouri from St. Louis to Kansas City. The Jefferson City Subdivision runs from Gratiot Interlocking, near downtown St. Louis, to River Junction, in Jefferson City, MO. Once the train gets to Jefferson City, MO. it would take UP's Sedalia Subdivision onward to Kansas City.

Photo taken: October 18, 2005. Maplewood, Missouri.

Stairs on the Alpine Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park

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A visitor to the park climbs some stairs on the Alpine Trail, near the Alpine Visitor Center.
Photo taken: September 4, 2013, at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Rocky Mountain National Park - Fairview Curve Viewpoint - II

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A mountain view from Fairview Curve Viewpoint, along Trail Ridge Road (US 34) in Rocky Mountain National Park. While I am not sure, I believe this view is looking toward Red Mountain.
Photo taken: September 4, 2013, at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Union Pacific 6472 On The Jefferson City Subdivision At Knox Avenue In St. Loius

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April 9, 2006. St. Louis, Missouri.

Union Pacific (UP) 6472 is westbound at the Knox Avenue crossing, leading an empty coal train on UP's Jefferson City Subdivision. The train is passing under the Hampton Avenue overpass.

Photo © Tom Gatermann

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