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Metro East Industries Tour

Metro East Industries Tour

Members of the St. Louis Chapter National Railway Historical Society and the Gateway Division NMRA toured the locomotive repair facilities and paint shop of Metro East Industries, Inc. on Oct. 3, 2015. MEI is a family owned and operated business that repairs locomotives and freight ca...
Scratchbuilding a Lima-Hamilton Diesel Switcher

Scratchbuilding a Lima-Hamilton Diesel Switcher

John Carty describes the steps to create an HO scale model of a Wabash Lima-Hamilton diesel switcher....
Monday morning, we awoke to a snowstorm ... on April 23rd! Amtrak's Pennsylvanian headed east.

Railfanning the Horseshoe Curve Area

A bunch of us were in the Horseshoe Curve area in April 2012 ... and weather was lot less than optimal. But we captured lots of beautiful trains....
San Diego Trolley

San Diego Trolley and The Coaster

For the Microsoft TechEd 2004 conference, I stayed at a new hotel directly across the street from the San Diego Convention Center. Well, also across working railroad and trolley tracks. And the view allowed me to rainfan from my hotel room window. So here's some shots of BNSF, the Coa...
Rock Island Aerotrain Restoration

Aerotrain Restoration

The cosmetic restoration of the historically significant Aerotrain in the collection of the St. Louis Museum of Transportation is well underway. This project was funded by a donation from the Gateway Division NMRA....
Fall 2003 RPO, Vol 10, No 3

The Fall 2002 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Fall 2002 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
CB&Q E8 Restoration

CB&Q E8 Restoration

Gateway Division members John Lee and David Lotz began their efforts in 2001 to cosmetically restore one of the ex-CB&Q E units at the Museum of Transport with the goal of having it unveiled at the Burlington Route Historical Society Meeting Sept. 13, 2002....
Spring 2002 RPO, Vol 10, No 1

The Spring 2002 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Spring 2002 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Gateway NMRA Donates to Aerotrain Restoration

GM Aerotrain Restoration

The Gateway Division NMRA donated $10,000 to the National Museum of Transportation for a cosmetic restoration of the historic Rock Island GM Aerotrain which is part of their collection....