The SP got trackage rights over the Santa Fe side of things as a concession of the BNSF merger in 1995. Then the SP would run trains via the BN and the ATSF side thru places like Galesburg. Here a... (more)
Man the BN could still put some consists together in 1995. Here the local out of Galesburg bound for the Ottumwa Sub is very very old school. The train make speed as they are about 10 miles west o... (more)
Rock Island West Bound holds the main waiting to double to their train.
The "Foamer Express" as dubbed by the Iowa Interstate crews this afternoon. The 516 on its first revenue run leaves Rock Island yard with the Abby Station in the background.
In a scene that could look like a corporate photo, a brand new SD60M is awaiting its first revenue move as a hostler shuffles a 45' BN intermodal trailer through Clyde Yard. Tom Golden photo.
As the conductor protects the shove, a Kodachrome C30-7 and SD45 work on switching cars along the Transcon. Tom Golden photo.
The Santa Fe rostered three B39-8s, numbered 7400-7402. In their first month of service, 7401 and 7402 are seen headed east through Dolton on the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
Testing out my new Radiopopper Jr2 system, I used 4 of 5 Canon 580EX ii speedlights to blowup CN 2400 leading M338 at Broadview.
BCOL C40-8M 4606 leads CN L508 east onto the single track after getting a light at CP Mokena.
BCOL C40-8M 4606 leads CN L508 east at Gougar Rd in New Lenox.
Westbound 3 running hot through Oneida on its way to Galesburg and beyond.
Westbound ducks under the BNSF at Acker Road.
"For his unwavering commitment to safety, this locomotive is dedicated in honor of John W. Givens, Foreman General, North Little Rock, Arkansas. J.C. Kenefick Safety Award Winner 1996."