KCT's Sheffield Tower - Sheffield Flyover - Kansas City, MO

Sheffield Tower stands next to the KCT's Sheffield Flyover.

The now unused Sheffield Interlocking Tower 8 sits beside the Kansas City Terminal's (KCT) Sheffield Flyover. Sheffield Tower was operated by the KCT but has stood unused for many years. The Sheffield flyover was built to help facilitate the movement of trains through the area, since there are multiple railroad lines that interchanged and crossed the ground level KCT main line tracks. 

The flyover runs between Rock Creek Junction (on the eastern end, by I-435) and Belmont Avenue (on the western end). The KCT utilizes both the flyover and ground level tracks to facilitate the movement of trains on its rail corridor between Rock Creek Junction and Santa Fe Junction (to the west of KC Union Station). 

Photo taken: September 26, 2005. Kansas City, Missouri.


  1. Nice shot! Every time I see your KC shots I think I need to get there and explore. It's not all that far. Wish I had more time.

    1. Thanks, Shelly. Yes, you should really try to get over to KC for a photo excursion, or two. It's a great town, and not just for railroad photography.


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