Regular Merchandise Train from Chicago, IL - Waterloo, IA crosses the Mississippi River headed for Dubuque, IA.
A train on the UP/CSX Joint Line passes the old Erie Mining Company RS-11 used by Watseka Farmers & Grain Co-Op (reporting marks WFG 7210) to switch out this and other elavators in the area. 'Twas... (more)
A terminal SW1500 sits outside one of the shop buildings while some Alstom and CSX power stands by. Canon 350D.
An Alstom leaser cruises past AC tower and the Marion Railfan Park complete with an Erie Caboose (in the better paint scheme) on display.
We helped the twilight out a bit with some artificial lighting. We first found this Q645 in Vincennes, IN and chased it south.
Southbound CSX freight heads towards the Ohio River at dusk.
Q617 passes the harvested cotton field at Chadwick Lane as it heads south on the West Point Route.
Q617 heads south past a recently picked cotton field just outside of auburn. It has the same three enignes that i shot on yestardays Q612 at montgomery.
CN's (former Wisconsin Central) SORE-1 heads out of the Empire Mine with 100 loaded ore jennies enroute to Escanaba.
The view looking forward from my Engineers seat as we crossed the St. Croix River bridge on the CN's Minneapolis Sub. This bridge is 180 feet high.
The view looking back from my Engineers seat as we crossed the St. Croix River bridge on the CN's Minneapolis Sub. This bridge is 180 feet high.
One of few remaining unpatched GCFX SD40-3's has been paired with WC 6005, an SD40-2, to bring tonight's Fond du Lac-Proviso manifest south. Here, it is waiting to get onto the IHB at Jct B-12.
Quickly taking charge of a westbound CN freight on the main line, this crew will ride the rest of the way into Vancouver. Hope they had a good Canada Day the day before!
The red signal that L59281-03 is stopped for at the south end of Stevens Point can be seen in the window.