The Iowa Northern has been working towards getting themselves better setup for winter weather. The railroad purchased 2 plows to help keep the railroad open. Here a crew gets the Jordan Spreader s... (more)
The Iowa Northern has been working towards getting themselves better setup for winter weather. The railroad purchased 2 plows to help keep the railroad open. Unfortunately moisture in the air line... (more)
Green and red wrapped bi-level commuter cars clash with the blue locomotive of a Metra UP North Line train parked in weekend storage on the lower level at the Kenosha station.
With heavy snow and strong winds, the L567 local covered the CN 5455 on their Manchester turn the night before. A clean unit was needed in Cedar Rapids today for the L563 local. So the crew cabbed... (more)
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage unit heads northbound past the Peoria water works. While waiting to take this photo, a postman pulled-up by me and related his days from the early to mid 19... (more)
F40PH led train #919 heads south into Lemont, nearing its station stop.
UP 8015 snakes its way through Kinter heading WB toward Yuma, AZ
Chicago bound train #300 barrels north through Lemont on the old GM&O.
Q368 doubles up at Barr Yard with a veteran SD50 (rebuilt to -2 standards) in charge.
EJE 667 and GTW 4901 work Oxbow Midwest Calcining in Lemont.
An Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 takes charge as L545 works Seneca Petroleum Co Inc, one of numerous industries along CN's Joliet Subdivision.
Uncle Pete lends a hand to Uncle Sam catching the last light of the day
A regional CAF 447 passing in front of the Saint Julien mountain. The black tie on the front recalls the young train conductor who died in the clash between two regional trains in Castellgalí on F... (more)
A westbound Keystone service to Harrisburg rounds the curve at New Brunswick station on a beautiful but chilly February morning
"The Good Ole Days at Mine Dock"