I'm riding train 430 from Davenport to the Twin Cities as I was stationed at Nahant,IA. as the SOO's Road Foreman. We're just south of Bellevue,IA. where both the KC/St.Paul and visa/versa trains ... (more)
HLCX GP38-2 916 leads the Silica Sand job west through Ottawa.
An 81 car POWA w/ HLCX 7842 - MEC 508 - MEC 313 - MEC 512 heads very slowly across the Androscoggin River, from Auburn into Lewiston Maine on a freezing January afternoon.
WAPO w/ HLCX 8070 - a former BN SD40-2 in the lead - cruises westbound through Winthrop Maine, paralleling Lake Maranacook for a stretch. This train will meet POWA 514 at Leeds Jct.
BN comes to Portland Maine? It sure looks like it with this nice green HLCX leaser - seen leading a lengthy SJPO rolling through Portland Maine, about to cross the Fore River Bridge into S... (more)
WAPO with a former BN SD40-2 leading - HLCX 8070 - followed by HLCX 7192 - MEC 515 - leads a good sized train past a bog as it approaches Rt. 17 crossing in Readfield Maine, on a warm January afte... (more)
Not as cool as NS 1070, but HLCX 1070 still looks pretty good with it's new maroon & black coat of paint on UP train LSE59 aka (The Pacific Turn) local heading east at Pacific Missouri on Union Pa... (more)
The "Day Bud" builds the evening LOF67 "Guadalupe Hauler" at Gemco Yard on a sunny afternoon behind a fresh Helm geep.
Leased power is parked in Wynne to be used by the Union Pacific there. The HLCX 3859 is looking good with the fresh coat of paint.
With a ten car set-out completed HLCX 1057 highballs the 61 car Oakley local westbound out of Wakeeney, Kansas.
HLCX 3801 races down the UP Sacramento sub towards El Pinal with empty centerbeams and tank cars in tow.
Two ex-Union Pacific engines now with Helms Financial are assigned to work the Johnstown area.