We're on our outbound power at the diesel house in Milwaukee. Looks like we've got a couple of 900 GP20's this day. This morning I've got my camera strapped around my neck while I change ends and ... (more)
The Milwaukee Road diesel house at West Milwaukee Shops under the 35th Street Viaduct was always a busy place.On this day though it appears to be rather quiet. A foreman once told me"Ladd whe... (more)
A SOO Line transfer with a passenger GP9 and a GP7 waits for a BN freight with a C&S SD rear unit while a C&NW transfer waits in the distance. Check out that diamond to the left with some through ... (more)
We're at the east end of the Portage Yard waiting for our turn leave town. I remember working trains 255/254 for almost four years as it was an assignment instead of a freight pool job. We were as... (more)
C&NW Butler/Madison train between Butler and Belton over Burleigh Street after the grade crossing elimination.
Amtrak's Empire Builder passes under the 16th Street Viaduct departing Milwaukee for Seattle on the westward passenger track between Milwaukee Depot and the Cutoff. The speed limit on this track w... (more)
Not far north west of Marshfield between Spokeville and Loyal a SOO freight with one of the Soo Lines few GP7's is about ready to drop down a serious descending grade on the line to Greenwood and ... (more)
A CP southbound enters the siding at Bettendorf. and meets the BNSF train 429.
Across the Mississippi river in Port Byron.
The Engineer of an eastbound IAIS train confers with MoW forces after being struck by a motor vehicle at Marquette Street in Davenport.
Northbound CP in the siding at Bettendorf. The building to the right once was the headquarters for the Clinton Davenport and Muscatine Electric Ry..
IAIS 515 is stopped in Davenport after a car ran into the side of the locomotive at Marquette Street. The vehicle took off from the scene and the last I heard on the radio the PD was treating it a... (more)