Matching clean paint has the attention of a number of railfans on Good Friday.
Before reaching UP, the Ord has doubled in size by grabbing ethanol tanks. It will now head into town & interchange. All them lil' black dots you may see? Birds. Birds everywhere.
The Ord Job...or Ord Turn...or Ord Local...or simply "The Ord"...makes its way down to Grand Island for interchange with UP. It will make a stop to pick up ethanol first.
A solo former Conrail SD38-2 works a Conway yard job as NS 227 departs westbound for Detroit.
Two railroad greats, the Elgin Joliet & Eastern and the Illinois Central, lead a freight to Curtis Yard for interchange with the CSX. IC 9628, the trailing unit, is the last of its kind in deathst... (more)
NCRC 2001 & 2002.
The old passes the new. SD38-2 154 leads the westbound daily train into the yard, long hood forward.
Empty coal train may be having brake problems.
Yankeetown SD38 21 leads coal loads south across
Hwy. 61 near Boonville Indiana.
The last Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 still wearing its ''J Ball'' logo, the 662 has just come in from Mt. Pulaski with an empty grain train bound for Heyworth, Illinois. EJ&E 654, on the Hartw... (more)
Passing the distant signal for the ICE crossing.
Coal train with EJE power on the point passing an old B&O switch.
Built as Reserve Mining 1239, later became GATX 1239 and LLPX 2803 before being sold to IAIS. The 154 still wearing its LLPX paint sits in Iowa City IA on a nice October day, the 154 was painted i... (more)
Empties heading back to Kirby
An extra grain train has just come out of Cedar Rapids and heads west past a MOW ballast train tied down on the siding at Marengo.