It is hard for me to believe this was shot nearly 20 years ago. ATSF 509 is really highballing along as it leads 4 more B40's on the QLANY near Galesburg.
Former Santa Fe power dominates this view of power parked at Galesburg.Both the B Boats, the SD75M and the 4 axle slug are all former Santa Fe motors.
After waiting for some traffic to clear an empty PW coal train is underway again with a colorful lashup. Power is PW 582, PW 3005, PW 3901, PW 4005, PW 562
The westbound BNSF Cadiz Local struggling up Ash Hill with an assortment of four axle power.
The sun was absolutely brillant as it rose over the Mississippi the morning I waited for the Galesburg/Clinton train to pass by the old Village of East Davenport. The wait was worth it as was the ... (more)
BNSF Clinton/Galesburg service passes the Cone Tower on Moline's riverfront.
BNSF Clinton/Galesburg service passes a CP/DME train in the Iowa Interstate yard at Rock Island.
Late afternoon light, great fall colors, a great paint scheme leading and a good friend at the throttle. What more can you ask for on a Monday afternoon? BNSF East local heads east towards its f... (more)
Shortly after daybreak, eastbound Santa Fe hotshot 991 ascends Tehachapi on the approach to Tunnel 2 behind a matched set of "Super Fleet" GE warbonnets.
An extra West Quincy to Des Moines empty grain train detours over the IAIS to Des Moines to avoid congestion on the BNSF Des Moines branch.
A BNSF Railway local backs into the yard just east of the old CB&Q station in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, on September 20, 2010. An eclectic mix of power is on today's train: Dash 8-40BW 556 (in th... (more)
An A-A-B-B set of warbonnets muscles an eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train up the Loop approach.
A faded and battered Santa fe Dash 8 leads northbound
CSX Q242 by the historic DeHaven Baptist Church as it
rolls down LaGrange's Main St.
On a late, Friday evening, the L CHI102 is running behind schedule, getting out of Joliet. Here, a Warbonnet, a Bluebonnet and a H3 GP38-2 are headed west, throttling up.
The Galesburg/Clinton service coming out of downtown Davenport,Iowa negociates a series of S-curves following the Mississippi river.