It was a big deal to see the SOO widecabs come through town, they only had 5 out of a total of 63 SD60s. Here 6061 passes the old DRI-Line Union Station, built to CB&Q specs.
SOO 1st & 3rd generation power side by side before the rain at Nahant.
Local power IC&E 203 and 6433 idle in the early evening light awaiting their southbound crew.
A pair of former SOO/IMRL high hood GP9's idle away at the north end of Davenport yard.
"DRI" line Alco S3 might be mistaken for an S4; the large radiator transplant was the result of wreck damage repair. The small stack gives away the non-turbo diesel.
A repainted CP SD40-2 leads a sister unit of same heritage into Davenport at sunset.
The loaded coal train pauses on the Government Bridge while setting out the rear 30 cars in Rock Island to reduce tonnage.
Even though the Rock Island has been gone for 26+ years, small clues of its once great past still exist. Note the similarities in the bridge logo with the nose logo.
ICE 210 squats on the turntable at Nahant.
Lonely and powered down. ICE SD-40 #201 spends New Year's Eve at the north end of the Nahant ready tracks.
Thanksgiving Eve 2006 finds the "City of Janesville" sitting outside the roundhouse at Nahant.
It's Thanksgiving Day, but the furnaces at IPSCO Steel's Montpelier Works never shut down. Here a pair of ICE's 200 class SD-40 bombers pull the #919 steel train southbound out of Nahant Yard for ... (more)
ICE 6418 sits in a snowy Nahant Yard awaiting assignment at Davenport, Iowa.
ICE power lines up near the Nahant fuel tank at Davenport, Iowa.
Due to a small construction project, space is tight around the Nahant Yard diesel racks. Even so, DME 6055 squeezes in some elbow room.