TrainWeb.org Facebook Page

La Plata 2012 Spring Railfan Event Day 2 Part 2 4/3/2012



by Chris Guenzler

We left the old bridge east of Wyaconda and headed to the Sycamore Lane old bridge. There we found our new friends from Cedar Rapids again.









BNSF 6650 West again at the Sycamore Lane old bridge. From here we took Colt Lane to Hicks Road to the Gorin Crossovers.





The Gorin Crossovers. From here we returned to Route U to Route M and Route K to Road EE to MO 15 to Edina to gas up the rental car again. We took Route P out to the bridge over the BNSF mainline.









BNSF 7270 West at the Route P bridge. From here we back tracked on Route P to Road 119 which took us to the old bridge there.





The Road 119 old bridge.





The old bridge and rental car.





The views from the Road 119 old bridge.











Union Pacific 8130 West with KCS 4699 at the Road 119 old bridge.









BNSF 7821 West at the Road 119 old bridge. From here we went north to MO Highway 11 west to Route J to the BNSF grade crossing. Here we found BNSF 7821 West waiting.







BNSF 6795 West at Route J grade crossing. We went back to Missouri Highway 6 to the bridge over the BNSF mainline.









BNSF 7270 West again at the Missouri Highway 6 bridge. We took Highway 6 west to Route V to Route F then south down Banner Road to the grade crossing at the BNSF mainline.







BNSF 7599 East at Banner Road.









Union Pacific 8130 once again at Banner Road. We returned to the Depot Inn & Suites. We went to Dinner at 4:15 PM and drove them to Kirksville to Colton's Steakhouse. We came back to the hotel and David showed us a program on the Canadian. After that I relaxed in the Pullman Suite until Nathan arrived from Kansas City or KC for short. After that a sauna bath and called it a night.



RETURN TO THE MAIN PAGE