BNSF's Northtown to Galesburg manifest rolls down the Peavine at Briar Bluff, IL with Norfolk Southern's Central of Georgia heritage ES44AC trailing. The full consist was BNSF 6643, NS 8101, BNSF... (more)
The late running B60 local works the small yard at Bettendorf. CP 4007 was rebuilt by NRE in Silvis, IL during a 2 year period and is former MILW GP40 2066. http://www.railpictures.net/photo/54366... (more)
The late running B60 local departs for Clinton after setting out interchange cars for the BNSF at Bettendorf.
The daily Peoria to Rock Island train arrives Rock Island yard over the Have A Happy Day bridge. The bridge was removed and the gap filled in on 12/21/16 due to structural defects.
Running short on time, the Nitrin Job highballed their pickup from the IAIS Rock Island yard and took the faster route to West Davenport yard via BNSF's Crescent Bridge. The local doesn't use thi... (more)
IAIS 516 and 512 handle the east train through downtown Moline.
IAIS 512 sits on the main with BICB while IAIS 506 brings CBBI into Silvis Yard during the first snow storm of the season. Once stopped in the yard, CBBI's crew will depart Silvis on BICB.
A CSX SD40-2 and SD60M team up on a vehicle train from Blue Island, IL to Portland, OR seen passing the IAIS connection at Colona.
CP's Holiday Train is in the midst of a performance in downtown Davenport across from the former Milwaukee Road freight house. A large crowd is gathered to listen to the band play as well as take... (more)
The IAIS borrowed WSOR theater car "Stone Gardner" to operate a special for the ASLRRA from South Amana to Silvis, passing the former Rock Island depot at Atalissa.
BNSF's "BN Clinton" moves north along the CP with a GP39E disguised in a GP30 carbody leading.
UP's CNW heritage rolls east under BNSF's ATSF heritage cantilever signal bridges at Yost.
The always changing lineup of locomotives at the west end of NRE looks like this, for now.
Sitting derelict in NRE's vast collection of locomotives, what's left of former BNSF (BN) 7829 sits on a pair of shop trucks. There is not much left, just a frame, cab and a few pieces of the lon... (more)
Sitting derelict in NRE's vast collection of locomotives, what's left of former BNSF (BN) 7829 sits on a pair of shop trucks while a former Santa Fe SD45-2 and SD45 sit in similar fashion.