Dressed for the Chessie, former Reading T-1 2101 hauls the Chessie Steam Special past the tower at Porter on the return trip to Chicago from Hartford, MI to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of ... (more)
Dressed for the Chessie, former Reading T-1 2101 hauls the Chessie Steam Special over the famous Thomas Viaduct to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the first railroad in America, the B&O.
NKP 765 passes the station at Cresco on the return trip to Scranton.
Great Northern 99 works GN equipment at the King Street Station.
Three sets of Northern Pacific passenger F-units await their next train at the King Street Station.
Converted from a steam locomotive tender, steam generator car H-4 lays over in Seattle. Note the covers on the the rolling bearing trucks.
A westbound wayfreight with A-B-A F-units passes closed West Davenport Tower. This is the junction with Rock Island's mainline to Kansas City. The Rock Island installed the sign on the tower to ... (more)
A westbound wayfreight with A-B-A F-units passes the eastbound home signals to the junction with Rock Island's mainline to Kansas City. The CRIP and MILW ran on joint track between here and Musca... (more)
A westbound wayfreight with A-B-A F-units passes Davenport Union Station, used by the Davenport, Rock Island & North Western for their general offices.
A westbound wayfreight with A-B-A F-units pulls down the mainline at Bettendorf and will work the north yard before continuing to Nahant. A Dri-Line job is working off the siding in the south yar... (more)
An eastbound freight kicks up the snow outside of Walcott with pool power from the UP in the consist.
A westbound freight has just departed Kelly Yard in Silvis, passing the CTC crossovers on the west end near 17th Street.
A Football Special prepares to depart from the depot at Rock Island. The train is taking fans to the University of Iowa at Iowa City.
A pair of clean Pullman-Standard commuter cars bring up the rear of a Football Special departing Davenport. The Rock Island owned 20 of these cars, numbered 2700-2719.
For many University of Iowa football games, the Rock Island ran "Football Trains" for fans wanting to see the game. A pair of clean E8's depart Davenport for Iowa City after loading here along 5t... (more)