Two ex-Soo GP9's hauling 6 SD40-2's over to NRE in Silvis along with 11 cars of local interchange roll over the Government Bridge. The lashup consists of ICE 103, ICE 105, CEFX 3172, CP 60??, CP ... (more)
Illinois RR Museum's CNW 411 sits in the sun as the other engines behind it enjoy a smoke bath.
The Clinton/Galesburg train moves east through the Iowa Interstate Yard at Rock Island on its way to Barstow and Galesburg,IL. with some unusual power for this train.
Amtrak Heritage Locomotive #156 rests in the yard at TrainFestival in Rock Island after trailing NKP 765 on her all day excursion.
IAIS 511 with BICB waits at the west end of Rock Island yard while IAIS 504 arrives with CBBI.
At Train fest first thing in the morning before the hordes descended and made shooting harder. To much coal smoke drifting by and cutting off light so I had to do it in B&W but giving it a 1950's ... (more)
Three generations of power perfectly lined up... Whats funny is, this is the way the equipment was left from earlier in the day so technically it wasn't "set up"
NKP 765 is the star attraction for the Friday night photo shoot at Train Festival 2011.
After a successful trip in the rain, The Nebraska Zephyr arrives back to a massive crowd and sunshine at the TrainFest grounds. The guys at IRM did a great job of polishing the train before its jo... (more)
The Americanized QJ rests in the yard the day before it will pull an excursion at Train Festival 2011.
One of the Chinese QJ's gets a little TLC at the end of the day.
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island Heritage unit casts its reflection into the nameplate of Vesta on the Nebraska Zephyr.