Black Gold

BNSF 4554 leads a consist of crude oil eastward out of Leavenworth, KS.




Runner #316

En route to St. Louis, Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner 316 pulls into Lee’s Summit, MO on time at 4:36 pm.  AMTK 56 is a P42DC, and has to be one of the homeliest power units running the rails today!


CB&Q Triple-Play

A trio of 4-8-4 “Northern” steam locomotives built in the shops of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad in Burlington, Iowa.  They were built around 1940 and were in service through the mid-1950’s.

CB&Q 5633 at the Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center, Douglas, WY


CB&Q 5614 at Patee Park in St Joseph, Missouri


CB&Q 5631 across the street from the old Burlington Route depot in Sheridan, Wyoming