St. Louis is a hotbed of American Railroading. Thirteen railroads can be found at work in the Gateway City that ranks third as a national rail center. Action abounds, even on the slowest days, as Class One roads share the spotlight with the smaller industrial railroads of the greater St. Louis area.
In Today’s St. Louis Railroads, you’ll visit all the hot spots: Gateway Yard, Gateway Arch and the Jefferson Memorial Tunnels, the Terminal Railroad’s elevated trackage, Gratiot Tower, HN Cabin (tower), Lenox Tower, MacArthur Bridge, Merchants Bridge, the Terminal Railroad’s Madison Yard, UP mainline action through Kirkwood, WR Tower, Valley Junction and many more.
You’ll see trains from the following railroads: Alton & Southern, Amtrak, Burlington Northern, Conrail, CSX, Gateway Western, Illinois Central, Manufacturer’s Railway, Norfolk Southern, St. Louis Southwestern, Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis and the Union Pacific.
You’ll experience railroading in a variety of settings from the heavily industrialized sections of the city to the scenic beauty of the rural countryside. For those who enjoy lots of variety in their trains and motive power, Today’s St. Louis Railroads has it all! Pentrex is proud to bring you this fast-paced look at railroading in the St. Louis area.