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Craig Meador's Collection
 
9/21/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Craig Meador
Dates:6/1/2008 - 12/30/2008
Album Info:In and Around Southeast Missouri
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Waiting on the main
Title:  Waiting on the main
Description:  NLDM waits on the main to leave town
Photo Date:  7/31/2008  Upload Date: 8/1/2008 12:58:17 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8538(SD70ACe)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
UP 2491 South
Title:  UP 2491 South
Description:  A southbound crosses Decatur street in Malden Mo on a very hot first day of August
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 2:06:02 AM
Location:  Malden, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2491(SD60M) CN 5641(SD75I)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Northbound Z Train
Title:  Northbound Z Train
Description:  ZCLYC is Northbound at Ash Hill Mo
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:02:04 AM
Location:  Ash Hill, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2773(SD40M-2) UP 4995(SD70M)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Z train
Title:  Z train
Description:  A hot and muggy first day of August finds ZCLYC heading North
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:02:05 AM
Location:  Ash Hill, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2773(SD40M-2) UP 4995(SD70M)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Hot intermodal
Title:  Hot intermodal
Description:  The signal ahead has just changed to an approach aspect as the temp pushes into the upper 90's
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:02:07 AM
Location:  Ash Hill, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2773(SD40M-2) UP 4995(SD70M)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
A ballast train on the main
Title:  A ballast train on the main
Description:  A work train loaded with ballast waits to go North on the Desoto sub
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:02:10 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9141(C40-8)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
Hauling rock
Title:  Hauling rock
Description:  With the Butler county courthouse in the background, UP 9141 waits for a signal to head up the Desoto sub
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:02:12 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9141(C40-8)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
NLDM backs into the yard for a pickup
Title:  NLDM backs into the yard for a pickup
Description:  Todays NLDM backs up "about 20 cars" as the crewman on the ground gives instructions on the radio
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:17:59 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9485(C41-8W) UP 4962(SD70M)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
UP 9485
Title:  UP 9485
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:18:10 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9485(C41-8W)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
UP 4962
Title:  UP 4962
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:18:13 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4962(SD70M)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
Crossing over
Title:  Crossing over
Description:  A Northbound grain train hits the crossover as two other jobs are switching cars in the yard, The NLDM and the local LSV-03
Photo Date:  8/1/2008  Upload Date: 8/2/2008 1:18:16 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3851(SD70M) UP 5025(SD70M) UP 4962(SD70M) NS 8457(C40-8W) UP 1966(GP60)
Views:  302   Comments: 1
ALDTR in the yard
Title:  ALDTR in the yard
Description:  Waiting for a signalman to repair a switch in the crossover, ALDTR will line the switch by hand and proceed North to St Louis on the Desoto sub
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 8/4/2008 7:51:53 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4370(SD70M) UP 5164(SD70M)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
ALDTR waiting
Title:  ALDTR waiting
Description:  This Train will head to St Louis up the Desoto sub. Note the signal maintainer's truck ahead to the left. He was working on the crossover so the dispatcher had the train crew line the switch by hand so they could leave
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 8/4/2008 7:51:56 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5164(SD70M) UP 4370(SD70M)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Here We Go
Title:  Here We Go
Description:  Headed North to St Louis, The ALDTR leaves Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 8/4/2008 7:51:57 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4370(SD70M) UP 5164(SD70M)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
Northbound auto rack
Title:  Northbound auto rack
Description:  Coming off the Hoxie sub onto the Chester sub
Photo Date:  8/2/2008  Upload Date: 8/4/2008 7:51:59 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5188(SD70M) UP 9784(C44-9W)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
UP 4868
Title:  UP 4868
Description:  This one came from Texas
Photo Date:  8/8/2008  Upload Date: 8/11/2008 12:29:02 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4868(SD70M)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
KCS 4597
Title:  KCS 4597
Description:  This same scrap metal train comes North through Poplar Bluff every so often. It will go up the Desoto sub to St. Louis
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/9/2008 11:34:11 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 4597(AC44CW) TFM 1643(SD70MAC)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
North on track 1
Title:  North on track 1
Description:  Headed North on track 1, this train will be routed up the Desoto sub. The city of Poplar Bluff ahead
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/9/2008 11:34:18 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  TFM 1643(SD70MAC) KCS 4597(AC44CW)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
UP 8318 North
Title:  UP 8318 North
Description:  Headed North on track 2, This train will set out 35 cars at Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/9/2008 11:34:25 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8318(SD70ACe) UP 9623(C44-9W)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Highball Z Train
Title:  Highball Z Train
Description:  Running with a single engine, A northbound Z train approaches. Note the cowboy hat on the dash.
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/9/2008 11:34:27 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4868(SD70M)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
BNSF 4720 with a grain train
Title:  BNSF 4720 with a grain train
Description:  Another of the endless fleet of unit grain trains heads north
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/9/2008 11:34:30 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4720(C44-9W) BNSF 4369(C44-9W)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
In the yard
Title:  In the yard
Description:  Local power in the yard at Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/10/2008  Upload Date: 8/11/2008 12:29:06 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1531(GP40M-2)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
UPY 693 in the yard
Title:  UPY 693 in the yard
Description:  Local power in the yard at Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/10/2008  Upload Date: 8/11/2008 12:29:15 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UPY 693(GP15-1)
Views:  158   Comments: 1
UP 1531
Title:  UP 1531
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2008  Upload Date: 8/11/2008 12:29:09 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1531(GP40M-2)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
UPY 693
Title:  UPY 693
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2008  Upload Date: 8/11/2008 12:29:12 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UPY 693(GP15-1)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
NS 9939
Title:  NS 9939
Description:  A Northbound intermodal zips through Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 11:45:44 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9939(C40-9W) UP 3796(SD70M)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Northbound
Title:  Northbound
Description:  You could smell the plywood on this Northbound manifest train
Photo Date:  8/14/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 11:45:46 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8369(SD70ACe) CN 5682(SD75I)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Early in the morning
Title:  Early in the morning
Description:  UP 2328 is Northbound on an early Saturday morning in mid August
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:24:27 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2328(SD60M) UP 9318(C40-8)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
A Fleet of Northbound trains
Title:  A Fleet of Northbound trains
Description:  Just another of the many North trains on a beautiful Saturday morning
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:24:29 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4489(SD70M)
Views:  149   Comments: 1
Z train just out of town
Title:  Z train just out of town
Description:  A hotshot Z train is just out of Poplar Bluff and will be in Dexter at the crew change in another 20 minutes
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:24:31 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9687(C44-9W) UP 1836(B40-8)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Autotrain and soybeans
Title:  Autotrain and soybeans
Description:  A very long telephoto shot of a North auto train
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:24:33 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5033(SD70M)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
New cars headed North
Title:  New cars headed North
Description:  Just crossing over Black river, A North auto train has just came onto the Chester sub from the Hoxie sub
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:36:59 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4937(SD70M) KCS 2957(GP40-3)
Views:  261   Comments: 1
Over The Bridge
Title:  Over The Bridge
Description:  Crossing Black river is a North Z train.
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:37:01 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4107(SD70M) UP 3317(SD40-2) UP 4092(SD70M)
Views:  209   Comments: 1
Auto Racks
Title:  Auto Racks
Description:  Another auto train is just South of town
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:37:02 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4108(SD70M) NS 2530(SD70)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
A work train will tie up in the yard
Title:  A work train will tie up in the yard
Description:  Empty gons will tie up and then head up the Desoto sub to Gads Hill for a refill of ballast. Foe some reason the lead unit was running with no headlight
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:37:04 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9573(C44-9W) UP 9329(C40-8)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
UP 4700 North
Title:  UP 4700 North
Description:  Just into town, UP 4700 has a North train well in hand
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 11:45:48 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4700(SD70M) UP 8656(SD70ACe)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
Hauling grain
Title:  Hauling grain
Description:  On it's way north at Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 11:45:51 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4700(SD70M) UP 8656(SD70ACe)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
Under the overpass
Title:  Under the overpass
Description:  An intermodal with double stacks ducks underneath the 5th street over pass in Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/24/2008 11:45:54 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3824(SD70M) UP 3977(SD70M)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Local
Title:  Local
Description:  I guess i must love thas shot since i seem to shoot it quite often. It's not hard to catch it because it happens every afternoon
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:07:34 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2126(GP38-2) UP 3000(GP40) UPY 693(GP15-1)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
Off the main into the yard
Title:  Off the main into the yard
Description:  Local service LSV-03 heads off the Desoto sub main into the yard with the dynamic brakes applied. What a great sound of the locomotives all screaming
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:07:36 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2126(GP38-2) UP 3000(GP40) UPY 693(GP15-1)
Views:  391   Comments: 2
UP 3000
Title:  UP 3000
Description:  This old unit has seen alot of action
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:07:39 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3000(GP40)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
In the yard
Title:  In the yard
Description:  The local pulls into the yard as the special agent (just ahead of the lead unit in the Ford explorer) watches
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:07:42 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2126(GP38-2) UP 3000(GP40) UPY 693(GP15-1)
Views:  255   Comments: 1
A CN train on UP property
Title:  A CN train on UP property
Description:  On the move, This intermodal Canadian stack train slammed through town and up the Chester sub
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:07:45 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2301(ES44DC) CN 2300(ES44DC)
Views:  380   Comments: 1
UP 4515
Title:  UP 4515
Description:  After setting out several cars in the yard, This train has just finished an air test and will head North on the Chester Sub
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:20:47 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4515(SD70M) BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BNSF 5125
Title:  BNSF 5125
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:20:49 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Run 8
Title:  Run 8
Description:  After a set out and a rough chat with the Omaha dispatcher, The engineer must have notched it up to run 8. I guess he was in a hurry to get to the crew change point at North dexter the way he roared out of town
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:20:52 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4515(SD70M) BNSF 5125(C44-9W)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Last shot of the day
Title:  Last shot of the day
Description:  A nice rainbow shows up just after a rain shower. The view is at the depot looking over the Desoto sub at the Chester sub bridge over Black river
Photo Date:  8/24/2008  Upload Date: 8/25/2008 12:20:54 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  124   Comments: 0
UP 5829
Title:  UP 5829
Description:  UP 5829 at CPY 166
Photo Date:  8/25/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 10:52:13 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5829(AC44CWCTE) UP 6721(AC44CW)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
UP 6721 an ex CNW
Title:  UP 6721 an ex CNW
Description:  Getting ready to leave Poplar Bluff
Photo Date:  8/25/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 10:52:16 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6721(AC44CW) UP 5829(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
UP 6721
Title:  UP 6721
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/25/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 10:52:18 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Craig Meador
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6721(AC44CW)
Views:  131   Comments: 0


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