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By:Butch Getz
Dates:10/15/2015 - 12/31/2020
Album Info:This album will contain any nose striped units, and some rear, from any place I visit, but no whiskers.
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BN 5097 & 5083 wait at Humboldt Ave.....
Title:  BN 5097 & 5083 wait at Humboldt Ave.....
Description:  A pair of C30's at rest in N StL. Per this website, the 5097 became ALL 9256, and was still active in 2011. The 5083 became ALL 9219. Both went to Brazil, and were typical of what you would find running the K Line. Month and year are good, day is close.
Photo Date:  6/14/1997  Upload Date: 11/23/2014 6:03:00 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 5097(C30-7) BN 5083(C30-7) ALL 9256(C30-7) ALL 9219(C30-7)
Views:  265   Comments: 1
DRGW 3120
Title:  DRGW 3120
Description:  DRGW 3120 with work boose in tow past Kirkwood, MO depot
Photo Date:  10/1/1998  Upload Date: 9/9/2006 10:25:35 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 3120(GP40-2)
Views:  611   Comments: 0
DRGW 3155
Title:  DRGW 3155
Description:  The month and day, I'm just guessing. But the year is correct.
Photo Date:  9/4/1999  Upload Date: 1/25/2013 11:21:11 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  DRGW 3155(GP60)
Views:  498   Comments: 2
BNSF 6370 & CSX 58
Title:  BNSF 6370 & CSX 58
Description:  A green machine works it's way thru Granite City, IL, with a pair of CSX units. Year and month good, date is a guess.
Photo Date:  6/15/2002  Upload Date: 9/22/2013 10:47:49 AM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6370(SD40-2) CSX 58(AC44CW)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
NREX quad of engines.
Title:  NREX quad of engines.
Description:  I had some individual photos of these. Going thru the 4x6's, and found this one with all five, taken on a very rainy day. The gray units are all ex QNSL. Links are broken on the single photos. Should I reload those? Date is approximate.
Photo Date:  12/27/2004  Upload Date: 1/11/2015 8:53:46 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NREX 5398(SD40T-2) NREX 234(SD40-2) NREX 258(SD40-2) NREX 227(SD40-2) NREX 247(SD40-2)
Views:  481   Comments: 0
CP 5836
Title:  CP 5836
Description:  A bit of color moves through Kirkwood, MO on the UP.
Photo Date:  7/3/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2006 7:36:49 PM
Location:  Kirkwood, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 5836(SD40-2)
Views:  474   Comments: 0
HLCX 6401
Title:  HLCX 6401
Description:  Caught HLCX 6401 with a CSX unit on the BNSF at Larimore Rd in St Louis County, MO
Photo Date:  11/5/2006  Upload Date: 11/5/2006 10:02:42 PM
Location:  Saint Louis County, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6401(SD40-2)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
CEFX 7101
Title:  CEFX 7101
Description:  CEFX has finished spotting some cars at the lumber yard
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 11/27/2006 9:29:40 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 7101(SD40-2)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
CN 5402
Title:  CN 5402
Description:  CN 5402 on the BNSF north out of Elsberry, MO
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 8:51:22 PM
Location:  Elsberry, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5402(SD50F)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
ICE  & NS
Title:  ICE & NS
Description:  ICE 6428 & NS 7523 wait to get out of Lindenwood yard
Photo Date:  6/26/2007  Upload Date: 6/26/2007 10:15:08 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ICE 6428(SD40-2) NS 7523(ES40DC)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
ICE 6428
Title:  ICE 6428
Description:  Caught ICE 6428 at Lindenwood yard hooked up to an NS unit.....
Photo Date:  6/26/2007  Upload Date: 6/26/2007 10:06:25 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ICE 6428(SD40-2)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
CN 5555 & 5508
Title:  CN 5555 & 5508
Description:  Looks like these CN units are due for a repair and repaint.....
Photo Date:  9/3/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 8:37:03 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Becky Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5555(SD60F) CN 5508(SD60F)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
HLCX 9023
Title:  HLCX 9023
Description:  HLCX 9023 in a mix of 6 NS units, at the lumber yard at Mitchell, not running.
Photo Date:  11/23/2007  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 11:58:26 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 9023(SD40M-2)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
KCS 2915
Title:  KCS 2915
Description:  Parked on the spur at Old Monroe. Day is approximate.
Photo Date:  4/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/27/2013 7:41:21 AM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  KCS 2915(GP40-2LW)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
KCS 3131
Title:  KCS 3131
Description:  KCS 3131 leads 5 others under the bridge at Mitchell IL. The conductor is way to relaxed!
Photo Date:  7/14/2008  Upload Date: 9/9/2008 6:18:04 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Becky Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 3131(SD40-3)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
NCCX 6400
Title:  NCCX 6400
Description:  The other end of the GP 9 for the Iron Mountain Trap Rock Co.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 9/9/2008 6:03:01 PM
Location:  Iron Mountain, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NCCX 6400(GP9)
Views:  719   Comments: 0
NCCX 6400
Title:  NCCX 6400
Description:  And just one more, but a bit closer this time.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 9/9/2008 6:08:05 PM
Location:  Iron Mountain, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NCCX 6400(GP9)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
HLCX 7839
Title:  HLCX 7839
Description:  The former BNSF now sports HLCX markings. Dead in tow.
Photo Date:  9/6/2008  Upload Date: 9/9/2008 10:41:27 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 7839(SD40-2)
Views:  413   Comments: 0
DME 6367
Title:  DME 6367
Description:  DME 6367, at speed, headed for Granite City IL, and beyond.
Photo Date:  9/24/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 10:27:25 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Becky Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DME 6367(SD40-2)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
DME 6201-6093-6367
Title:  DME 6201-6093-6367
Description:  You can tell we were a bit behind here, and playing catch up! So my daughter was hanging out the window a bit to get this photo.
Photo Date:  9/24/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 10:38:09 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Becky Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DME 6201(SD40-2) DME 6093(SD40-3) DME 6367(SD40-2)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
DME 6201
Title:  DME 6201
Description:  DME 6210, lead motor, at speed, headed for many Granite City IL crossings.
Photo Date:  9/24/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 10:20:53 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Becky Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DME 6201(SD40-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
DME 6093
Title:  DME 6093
Description:  Here's the meat in the DME sandwich. Once again taken at speed.
Photo Date:  9/24/2008  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 10:22:35 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Becky Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DME 6093(SD40-3)
Views:  292   Comments: 1
HLCX 6204
Title:  HLCX 6204
Description:  The first of 3 SD40's on this train, headed for storage.
Photo Date:  11/27/2008  Upload Date: 11/28/2008 11:31:13 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6204(SD40-2)
Views:  392   Comments: 0
HLCX 7186
Title:  HLCX 7186
Description:  Another for the storage yard at Hartford IL. One of 3 SD40's on this train.
Photo Date:  11/27/2008  Upload Date: 11/28/2008 11:32:55 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 7186(SD40-2)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
BNSF 2008 at Louisiana, MO
Title:  BNSF 2008 at Louisiana, MO
Description:  Train of the year (don't say it)- local coming from the Herc plant, taken very late in the day again!
Photo Date:  12/28/2008  Upload Date: 12/29/2008 10:44:41 PM
Location:  Louisiana, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Bridge
Locomotives:  BNSF 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  385   Comments: 2
CEFX 1009
Title:  CEFX 1009
Description:  We caught this unit and the BNSF running in the pusher position on this coal drag. Nice to see some different color on the K line.
Photo Date:  1/18/2009  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 10:05:09 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Becka Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 1009(AC44CW)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
KCS 2814 & 2962
Title:  KCS 2814 & 2962
Description:  We caught this pair of 40's on an Exec train trying to sneak thru Granite City, IL
Photo Date:  1/30/2009  Upload Date: 2/10/2009 10:08:30 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 2814(GP40-3) KCS 2962(GP40-3)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
KCS 2904
Title:  KCS 2904
Description:  KCS 2904 approaches a red signal to wait for the NS freight coming out of the yard in Granite City IL
Photo Date:  4/3/2009  Upload Date: 7/19/2009 6:14:43 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 2904(GP40-2LW)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
KCS 3905
Title:  KCS 3905
Description:  KCS 3905 & a TFM unit wait for a crew at Mexico MO on a Schneider pig train.
Photo Date:  6/6/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 7:34:13 PM
Location:  Mexico, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  KCS 3905(SD70MAC)
Views:  269   Comments: 1
TFM 1619 & 1659
Title:  TFM 1619 & 1659
Description:  A pair of TFMs on a weed spray train at Mexico, MO
Photo Date:  6/6/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 7:39:22 PM
Location:  Mexico, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  TFM 1619(SD70MAC) TFM 1659(SD70MAC)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
KCS 2824
Title:  KCS 2824
Description:  Third in the trio of KCS geeps. I thought I read a post about these units being up north for some updating & that it would be finished by Metro East
Photo Date:  9/19/2009  Upload Date: 9/19/2009 11:23:09 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  KCS 2824(GP40-3)
Views:  255   Comments: 0
TRRA 2000
Title:  TRRA 2000
Description:  TRRA 2000 is in hiding near the pickling plant in Granite City IL.
Photo Date:  1/23/2010  Upload Date: 1/29/2010 7:34:40 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  TRRA 2000(GP38-3)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
TRRA 2002
Title:  TRRA 2002
Description:  TRRA 2002 working a plant in Sauget IL
Photo Date:  4/25/2010  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 9:48:01 PM
Location:  Sauget, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2002(GP38-3)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
TRRA 2002 & 2003
Title:  TRRA 2002 & 2003
Description:  New scheme TRRA GP's pull some tanks on a rainy day in Sauget IL
Photo Date:  4/25/2010  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 9:50:18 PM
Location:  Sauget, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2002(GP38-3) TRRA 2003(GP38-3)
Views:  216   Comments: 1
TRRA 2010
Title:  TRRA 2010
Description:  Terminal RR does a little switching in the Granite City area. TRRA 2011 is it's partner.
Photo Date:  6/18/2011  Upload Date: 7/9/2011 5:10:16 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2010(GP38-3)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
FXE 4639-4641
Title:  FXE 4639-4641
Description:  A pair of Ferromex at Ilasco on hold.
Photo Date:  11/23/2011  Upload Date: 11/27/2011 10:06:57 PM
Location:  Ilasco, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  FXE 4639(ES44AC) FXE 4641(ES44AC)
Views:  385   Comments: 1
Lots of color here.
Title:  Lots of color here.
Description:  Lots of color..while trying to see how close to 1945 I could get for a pix, the LLPX-UP combo came thru.
Photo Date:  4/7/2012  Upload Date: 4/22/2012 11:00:03 AM
Location:  Crystal City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  LLPX 2263(GP38-2) UP 1417(GP40-2) BNSF 1945(SD40-2)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
TRRA hump yard engines
Title:  TRRA hump yard engines
Description:  TRRA units are bringing a cut of cars out of the yard....heading for the hump shortly.
Photo Date:  9/8/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 9:11:39 AM
Location:  Venice, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 3002(SD40-3) TRRA 3003(SD40R)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
KCS 4004
Title:  KCS 4004
Description:  KCS on the K Line in St Charles Co at Wassheon St. No plow on it, like a 4-2011 photo shows. Pumpkin and CSX in the other spots, so a nice mixed bag.
Photo Date:  9/29/2012  Upload Date: 9/29/2012 10:01:48 PM
Location:  Saint Charles, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 4004(SD70ACe)
Views:  168   Comments: 1
CT 2001 & CESX 1950
Title:  CT 2001 & CESX 1950
Description:  Slightly different angle on the brunch train and the regular unit.
Photo Date:  11/4/2012  Upload Date: 11/4/2012 8:58:14 PM
Location:  Columbia, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  CT 2001(GP7u) CESX 1950(F7A)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
CEFX 1058
Title:  CEFX 1058
Description:  A little bit of color on the NS side at Niedringhaus Rd. This was our 4th train in about a 20 minute time frame. Like those matching numberboards!
Photo Date:  4/29/2013  Upload Date: 5/1/2013 7:58:07 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CEFX 1058(AC44CW)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
BNSF 4958 & TRRA 2001
Title:  BNSF 4958 & TRRA 2001
Description:  The BNSF train has just backed up at this point, just far enough to get this shot. At 8th & State St in Madison.
Photo Date:  4/29/2013  Upload Date: 5/1/2013 8:00:07 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4958(C44-9W) TRRA 2001(GP38-3)
Views:  250   Comments: 1
TRRA 2002 & 2007 do some work......
Title:  TRRA 2002 & 2007 do some work......
Description:  This train was made up of a whole bunch of coil cars and gons loaded with scrap. These two units picked them up from around the corner, had to come way past Niedringhaus Ave to clear the switch, to back into the steel mill with their train.
Photo Date:  11/29/2013  Upload Date: 11/30/2013 9:32:08 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2002(GP38-3) TRRA 2007(GP38-3)
Views:  268   Comments: 1
TRRA 2008 & 2009
Title:  TRRA 2008 & 2009
Description:  Second set of TRRA units, this one with mainly tank cars, will shortly block Niedringhaus Ave, taking the first 17 tank cars, and handing them off to a Respondek train.
Photo Date:  11/29/2013  Upload Date: 11/30/2013 9:37:32 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2008(GP38-3) TRRA 2009(GP38-3)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Some double switching here......
Title:  Some double switching here......
Description:  The TRRA units have just finished passing off a string of tank cars to the Respondek RR, and are coming back to hook up to their train, to get some others off of the tail end. The NS units to the right, are splitting up their train, fitting it into the AO Smith yard.
Photo Date:  11/29/2013  Upload Date: 11/30/2013 9:39:16 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2009(GP38-3) TRRA 2008(GP38-3) NS 8369(C40-8W) NS 9696(C40-9W)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
KCS 4774 DPU........
Title:  KCS 4774 DPU........
Description:  This unit is the pusher on an all coil train, just about to pass Lenox Tower. Almost all the gons were ex J's, now with GRW markings for the Gary Railway. And my firsy KCS in some time!
Photo Date:  3/15/2014  Upload Date: 3/16/2014 6:00:11 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 4774(ES44AC)
Views:  120   Comments: 1
CREX 1312
Title:  CREX 1312
Description:  Citirail unit as the DPU on a BNSF coal drag that came thru of AO Smith yard in Granite City. At this point they are headed across Merchants Bridge, and a trip up the K Line.
Photo Date:  3/15/2014  Upload Date: 3/16/2014 6:05:07 PM
Location:  Venice, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  CREX 1312(ES44AC)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
KCS 3944 as a DPU......
Title:  KCS 3944 as a DPU......
Description:  Here was a bit of a surprise as a DPU on this BNSF coal drag. As you can tell from the smoke emanating from the power plant, it was VERY windy and hazy!
Photo Date:  4/8/2014  Upload Date: 4/9/2014 7:34:01 PM
Location:  Wilkie, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 3944(SD70MAC)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
2 Belles.....on a Schneider....
Title:  2 Belles.....on a Schneider....
Description:  This was my first "best" catch of the day. I amusually in the wrong place when these guys roll thru, but not today!
Photo Date:  7/26/2014  Upload Date: 7/30/2014 7:31:08 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 4776(ES44AC)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
KCS 4607 on another Schneider........
Title:  KCS 4607 on another Schneider........
Description:  My second "best" catch of the day, the counterpart to the 2 Belles I caught just before this train arrived!
Photo Date:  7/26/2014  Upload Date: 7/30/2014 7:31:44 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 4607(AC44CW)
Views:  120   Comments: 0


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