We're stopped at the detector on top of Rutledge Hill. We finished doubling the hill and an air test will be made and we'll head east to Davenport. Rutledge was the place on the old Milwaukee Road... (more)
Extra SP 8390 West has stopped at Nahant,IA.(Davenport) for a crew change. This is a flood detour train.
We're in the clear in the siding at Blakesburg,IA. for a southbound BN coal empties. We are on a BN detour train operating on the CP due to flooding in Missouri. This manifest freight will operate... (more)
We're in the siding at Balkesburg,IA. on what was once the Milwaukee Road's Kansas City Line. We're on a flood detour BN KC/Chicago train tucked away to meet a BN coal empties just coming under th... (more)
A trio of Blue and Golds leads a loaded KCS feeder train down the Marquette Sub making for a whopping seven ICE Blue and Gold SD40-2s running down the River. It was a nice morning to say the least... (more)
At an unknown location, a quintet of Es wait to depart with a freight. Photographer unknown. Council Bluffs was the guess of the guy from whom I acquired the slide.
An IAIS business train being pulled by the Rock Island heritage came around a corner and struck this Canadian Pacific hi-rail truck trying to get off the tracks at the Fairmount Street crossing. ... (more)
North Job running the the CN and it has about 3/4 of a mile till CF Jct and home rail.
After a crew change in Fort Madison, a westbound land barge rolls over the humps in the rural area around Bricker, IA. The Santa Fe signal bridge here is living on borrowed time, and is one of onl... (more)
ICE 6216 south meets ICE 6102 north in front of the old DRI&NW yard office(now a CP MoW facility) at Bettendorf,IA. in the early morning.
A plethora of power awaits assignment at Fort Madison.
A CP "feeder" train heads north along the Mississippi through Le Claire, Iowa.
Iowa Interstate 507 pulls the hill leaving Davenport with a loaded coal train...
Northbound climbing Swanwood Hill.