The North Yard Car Shop leaves no doubt as to the owner, while the Port 181 job works the south end of the yard.
You don't see much of the Port Terminal Railroad Association, but it is a interesting railroad and despite the rumors, very friendly. Here we see the Port 150 running over the UP Strang Sub to PT... (more)
Port 151 is running East on the West Main with the Houston skyline above the train.
Train Port 141 heads north on UP's Strang Subdivision, crossing Bray's Bayou on it's was to PTRA North Yard.
Iowa Northern has had alot of bugs to work out on these MK Cats. Finally someone came in and did a rebuild on the computers on these units so they would work better with the EMD power that IANR ha... (more)
Amtrak tested this Motive Power Industries locomotive and I believe the outcome was the MPI GP15D that Amtrak ordered. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Cat powered Iowa Northern engine coupled to a similarly painted Erie Lackawanna Diner.
Iowa Northern's Garner Job heads north at sunset towards Forest City. This is IANR new line they bought from the Union Pacific who wanted to abandoned the line. This is the 1st train since spring ... (more)
Iowa Northern's 1st train for the new Garner Sub has arrived at Garner off the trackage rights over the DM&E. Here the crew spots 25 empites for the Garner Elevator. IANR acquired this new line fr... (more)
Lite power move heading west at Princeton Junction.
I'll get by with a little help from my friends... Making it's first appearance on RP, Amtrak's #579 and company connect to an Amtrak train led by double headed AEM-7's for the pull North ... (more)
Shut down for the New Year's Day holiday.
A PTRA yard job switches PTRA's North Yard with a long cut of cars.
Are these owned now by BNSF?
(searching for rebuild history at this time)