Running thought Bellevue with a long train.
DM&E 6050 leads an early and lengthy train 270 through the middle of Bellevue, Iowa. The hills of the Mississippi River valley are alive with color and the blue and gold of today's leader just ad... (more)
The Bensenville - Spaulding transfer heads westbound through Bartlett with an interesting consist today.
With Canadian Pacific's new management team, train 270 usually makes it to Bellevue, Iowa in the night hours; however, today it got an early start out of La Crescent, Minnesota and got into town a... (more)
276 hustles south with a trio of SD40's from DM&E, IC&E and CITX. I kept getting lucky with the sun on this mostly cloudy afternoon.
Taste the rainbow! Skittles bring a manifest towards Chi-town as the sun makes another appearance just for us.
A pair of veteran SD40-2s leads a train past the fall colors of John Latsch state park.
A trio of SD40-2s slow their ethanol train to roll through a slow order at a crossing replacement project among some gorgeous fall colors.
A DME "Red Bomber" heads the effort out of Ixonia with empty cans.
The DM&E #6367 was the first engine that engineer Lohrbach ever ran, way back as a child growing up along the DM&E. Fast forward 20 years and here we see Will dragging the CP transfer back to Stin... (more)
The Ipsco steel local comes back from the plant at Montpelier.
Tied down in the Wadsworth siding, CP 276's crew waits for a cab. Leading is a DM&E "Sleepy Eye" SD40-2, followed by a pair of IC&E SD40-2's.
An awesome trio of DME/ICE motors bring CP train 276 (Huron, SD - Chicago, IL) into Nashotah Siding to meet a westbound freight.
Some tasty power pulls west across the Nashota West switch as the conductor checks the train for anything that could have resulted in the 575 axle count that the train received from the 108.2 dete... (more)
DM&E 3833 and SOO 2066 make for a sweet lash-up, as they roll the G35 through Itasca.