BJRY #701 is returning from the Port of Burlington scale house with a load of scrap for the Burlington River Terminal.
A large work block on the BNSF Transcon over the weekend for bridge projects had BNSF detouring trains everywhere. A few detours ran via the Ottumwa Sub including this Galesburg to Kansas City fre... (more)
A westbound hopper from Machens, MO, to Black Thunder Mine rolls out of Burlington. Here the train passes a coal train changing crews for the K-Line. Both trains are pictured in the tight confines... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr is stopped at the Burlington station stop roughly 2 hour late. The train now has the highball and will creep towards the Mississippi River Bridge in less than a mile and... (more)
The California Zephyr slowly pulls into the station stop at Burlington around 2 hours late. The BNSF drops down grade into the Mississippi River Valley from West Burlington. At the bottom of the g... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into Burlington, Iowa, as seen from CZ car Silver Lariat.
An eastbound BNSF coal train thunders across the bridge that spans the Mississippi River between Burlington, IA, and Gulf Port, IL. This bridge has since been replaced with a more modern and beefe... (more)
Amtrak No. 6 passes the BNSF yard in Burlington, IA, as it heads for the crossing of the Upper Mississippi River into Illinois.
Local job BNSF L-CHI663-22 is sitting in idle waiting for a crew to take the train west on the BNSF Ottuma Sub to all the rail served industry around the area. the motor consist of another BNSF B4... (more)
Amtrak 332 leads the California Zephyr past the Burlington, IA depot under the watchful eye of CB&Q steam engine 3003 in September of 1993. This whole are was underwater just a few weeks earlier f... (more)
374 became Panama Canal Railway 1860
New and old sits here in BNSF's Ottumwa yard. CREX 1201 and four other big GE's and EMD's wait for another train to take them to Galesburg while BNSF B40-8W 512 has the weekend off from it's local... (more)