BNSF Clinton/Barstow local waits for a crew on the west bank of the Mississippi river in LeClaire,IA.. In the foreground is the old Port Byron,IL. section shack of the predecessor to the Milwaukee... (more)
CP 2210 stops in the LeClaire siding, for a meet with BNSF 6540. 2210 is working the TEC train from Camanche to Kansas City, MO. I got to talk with the Canadian Pacific road foreman, John Frank, a... (more)
The old Milwaukee Road section shack at Port Byron,IL. has been preserved by the local historical society. The north side of this local treasure in the foreground while the northbound BNSF BAR/CLI... (more)
BNSF Clinton local northbound on the west bank of the Mississippi river headed back to Clinton,IA. from Barstow,IL..
The BNSF Clinton Local in the siding at LeClaire,IA. meets northbound CP 271 headed for the Twin Cities on the west bank of the Mississippi river.
The Clinton local pulls out of the siding at LeClaire,IA. on an unusual trip to Bettendorf and return to Clinton with a hand full of cars.
Southbound on the CP the Clinton/Galesburg local will cross the Mississippi at Davenport and head east for Barstow where it will enter the Barstow Sub and head for Galesburg. The rear of the train... (more)
Southbound at LeClaire,IA.as seen from Port Byron,IL..
After meeting 273 at Bettendorf train 271 winds along the west bank of the Mississippi at MP 181 just north of Lock and Dam 14.
Train 273 starts to pull out of LeClaire,IA. after waiting for more TWC authority to get it from the South Siding Switch(SSS)at LeClaire to Bettendorf for a meet with a northbound.
Southbound at LeClaire headed for Davenport,IA..
Welded rail train departing the LeClaire,IA. siding headed for Nahant.
Just after sunset, a DM&E manifest rolls northward along the frozen Mississippi River.
Even the Mississippi river turtles like trains. Southbound Clinton/Galesburg is in the hole for a northbound UP detour at LeClaire,IA.. Photo taken from Port Byron,IL..
A bright Memorial Day morning finds the northbound crew on BNSF's Galesburg-Clinton job approaching the south end of the siding at LeClaire. They'll take the siding and meet their counterpart CLIG... (more)