I like these ex-UP SD9043's, but I can say I don't like them looking like this! NS bought a bunch of these UP units to rebuild them into SD70ACU's.
Here run thru NS power is on this loaded eth... (more)
The CN has been on somewhat a painting spree the past year or so. Somethings definitely need paint, like these ex-LMSX Dash 8's that the CN have. They are junk inside and out! One leads a grain em... (more)
Independence doesn't have any scheduled jobs that work it during the week. So extra locals are sent out of Waterloo to keep the business moving. Here 25 loads of grain and an empty flat are on the... (more)
Grain season is in full swing in Iowa for the railroads. Lots of grain train are running between the Gulf and Iowa elevators, moving mainly soybeans. Here a loaded grain out of Ida Grove works ove... (more)
The daily Waterloo Yard to Kirk Yard manifest train rolls thru the big hogback near MP 256. Leading the charge today to a NS SD90, ex-UP. This motor came off the NS on run thru service on an empty... (more)