In 2002 it was common to see SP units being scrapped. On this summer day in 2002 former SP sporting DRGW 3138 barely hangs on while parts are cannibalized.
This train came down from the C&O Pere Marquette Michigan line and entered the Chicago Line (ex NYC) at Porter Junction.
RUPO crosses the Fore River with a decent length train, stretching around the curve and below the overpass on the left. This view has only recently been possible since the old Alt Route 1 Veteran'... (more)
Westbound gravel load Birchwood
The rising sun is just a small ball of light behind the thick morning haze as POWA 313 approaches a small farm road in Greene.
CP 4620(ex-MILW 2045) on the B-73 pass by the old homestead headed for East Moline and Nahant on the ex-MILW line through Port Byron,IL. as Ava and Jeannie look on.
The wayfreight out of Glenwood is returning to the yard there after spending a few hours in Brooten, giving me the chance to get a shot of this ex-Milwaukee Road GP40 leading the way. They're rou... (more)
The Sunday afternoon southbound extra LNL heads through the small town of Hamler with a wide variety of color for power.
We're stopped in emergency eastbound between Hartland and Pewaukee,WI.. A fusee is burning between the rails of the westward track to afford flag protection in case a westbound train should show u... (more)
Southern Indiana looked like it might be interesting. I had some time and found out it was true with the first of several trips to what I call flat land coal country. Here is just an ordinary mi... (more)
After a night's travel, train 301 has completed yet another Alpena to Bay City trip and is shoving into North Yard.
A GP40 duo handles the 301 job as it approaches the Independence Bridge. The train is almost to it's destination of North Yard with newly acquired open hoppers for gravel.