With the Modern Woodmen building looming over, an ex-Santa Fe #500 class GE leads BNSF's Galesburg-Clinton job, weaving it's way towards the approach to the Crescent Bridge and across the Mississi... (more)
Three generations of power perfectly lined up... Whats funny is, this is the way the equipment was left from earlier in the day so technically it wasn't "set up"
NKP 765 is the star attraction for the Friday night photo shoot at Train Festival 2011.
After a successful trip in the rain, The Nebraska Zephyr arrives back to a massive crowd and sunshine at the TrainFest grounds. The guys at IRM did a great job of polishing the train before its jo... (more)
The Americanized QJ rests in the yard the day before it will pull an excursion at Train Festival 2011.
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island Heritage unit casts its reflection into the nameplate of Vesta on the Nebraska Zephyr.
The Leviathan is lit for night photos at Train Festival 2011. Behind the locomotive is the Centennial Bridge, which links Rock Island to Davenport, Iowa.
The latest restoration project of Gramling Locomotive Works is lit for night photos at Train Festival 2011.
This photo was taken at Train Festival 2011, and it begs the question...was Amtrak inspired by the Chinese? Probably not...
With Train Festival 2011 just ended, an Iowa Interstate Railroad steam volunteer takes a drink in front no. 7081 in between night hostling duties in Rock Island. In the background is the Centennia... (more)
Iowa Interstate Railroad steam locomotive no. 6988 waits in the Rock Island yard while sister engine no. 7081 clears the track ahead during Train Festival 2011.
Iowa Interstate Railroad's Chinese-built QJ steam locomotive no. 6988 moves through the yard prior to an excursion at Train Festival 2011.
The latest restoration project of John and Barney Gramling leads a triple header at Train Festival 2011. Behind Lehigh Valley Coal Co. 126 is Flagg Coal Co. 75 and Viscose Company 6.