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11/16/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:William H. Davis Jr.
Dates:9/17/2003 - 9/17/2003
Album Info:The Arkansas & Missouri Railroad ( AM ) is a short line railroad headquartered in Springdale, Ar. The A&M as it is known operates 139.5 miles of line from Ft. Smith, Ar. to Monett, Mo. The railroad interchanges freight cars with KCS at Ft. Smith, UP at Van Buren, Ar. & BNSF at Monett, Mo. A branch line connects Bentonville, Ar. with the main line at Rogers, Ar. A&M also leases 3.2 miles of track from UP at Van Buren, Ar. & provides haulage services for UP between Van Buren & the Fort Smith Railroad in Fort Smith. Operations are based out of the headquarters location in Springdale, Ar. as well as Fort Smith. Freight customers are predominantly located in those 2 geographic areas. The rail line was substantially upgraded between 2002 & 2005 & features continuous welded rail across its entire main line. The line handles 286,000 lb railcars & has vertical clearances sufficient for doublestack intermodal cars throughout. Most traffic is handled in scheduled freight trains although shuttle trains of corn make regular appearances in the Springdale area using locomotives from UP. Freight services operate 7 days per week. Traffic generally consists of grain & feed supplements, paper products, sand, plastic, food products, steel, scrap, lumber, aluminum, & mineral products. A&M also operates seasonal excursion trains between Springdale, Winslow, & Van Buren, Ar. Trains generally operate Friday & Saturday from April to Novemeber. There's a tunnel & several trestles as they pass through the Boston Mountains. Additional trains operate Sundays between Springdale & Fort Smith, Ar. in the summer. Special trains operate in the October-November fall foliage season
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Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Avoca, Ar. with 6 C420'S for power on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  9/16/2003  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 2:55:29 AM
Location:  Avoca, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 44(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  414   Comments: 2
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Lowell, Ar. with 6 C420'S for power on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  9/16/2003  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 2:30:13 AM
Location:  Lowell, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 44(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  482   Comments: 4
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Purdy, Mo. with 6 C420'S for power on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  9/16/2003  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 2:25:52 AM
Location:  Purdy, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 44(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  480   Comments: 6
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Exeter, Mo. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo. on their way back to Springdale, Ar.
Photo Date:  9/16/2003  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 1:13:03 PM
Location:  Exeter, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 44(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  414   Comments: 5
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Washburn, Mo. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  9/17/2003  Upload Date: 12/18/2009 12:29:16 AM
Location:  Washburn, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 44(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  378   Comments: 6
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  An assortment of A&M Alcos sitting at their servicing center in Springdale, Ar. awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/21/2012 4:44:54 PM
Location:  Springdale, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  AM 50(C420) AM 60(C420) AM 16(T6) AM 30(RS32) AM 54(C420)
Views:  698   Comments: 4
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Northbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Garfield, Ar. on their way to Monett, Mo. to interchange with BNSF & turn back to Springdale, Ar.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 1:00:47 PM
Location:  Garfield, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 68(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 58(C420)
Views:  339   Comments: 7
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Northbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) has arrived Monett, Mo. to interchange with BNSF before heading back to Springdale, Ar.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/21/2012 8:51:41 PM
Location:  Springdale, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 68(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 58(C420)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Northbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Garfield, Ar. on their way to Monett, Mo. to interchange with BNSF & turn back to Springdale, Ar.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 1:59:52 PM
Location:  Garfield, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 68(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 58(C420)
Views:  340   Comments: 6
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Exeter, Mo. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo. on their way back to Springdale, Ar.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 11:12:51 PM
Location:  Exeter, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  369   Comments: 4
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Garfield, Ar. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 11:05:03 PM
Location:  Garfield, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  275   Comments: 9
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Garfield, Ar. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 11:30:32 PM
Location:  Garfield, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  361   Comments: 7
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Avoca, Ar. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 12:13:33 AM
Location:  Avoca, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  333   Comments: 4
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Avoca, Ar. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 6/4/2012 7:45:53 PM
Location:  Avoca, AR
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  350   Comments: 14
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) departing Monett, Mo. after interchanging with BNSF
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 3:40:30 PM
Location:  Monett, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  430   Comments: 4
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) departing Monett, Mo. bound for Springdale, Ar. after interchanging with BNSF
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/21/2012 9:07:12 PM
Location:  Monett, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  322   Comments: 3
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Purdy, Mo. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after having interchanged with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 10:29:55 PM
Location:  Purdy, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  289   Comments: 9
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Butterfield, Mo. on their way back to Springdale, Ar. after having interchanged with BNSF in Monett, Mo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/17/2012 10:54:02 PM
Location:  Butterfield, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  344   Comments: 5
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) passing through Exeter, Mo. after interchanging with BNSF in Monett, Mo. on their way back to Springdale, Ar.
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 4:05:17 PM
Location:  Exeter, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  309   Comments: 2
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Title:  Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Description:  A&M Southbound Local Freight Train ( Monett Turn ) departing Monett, Mo. after delivering & picking up interchange with BNSF
Photo Date:  4/16/2012  Upload Date: 4/18/2012 12:02:58 AM
Location:  Monett, MO
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  AM 58(C420) AM 48(C420) AM 66(C420) AM 68(C420)
Views:  352   Comments: 14


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