The two QJ's are hauling 66 cars to the Quad Cities as part of a fund drive for flood relief.
NKP 765 exits the Government Bridge crossing the Mississippi River into Davenport with the Train Festival's excursion to Walcott.
IAIS 701 brings up the rear of the Train Festival's twice daily round-trip excursion to Walcott. NKP 765 pulled the train west to Walcott and the 701 was used to pull the train back to Rock Islan... (more)
Blue and yellow dominates the Nahant roundhouse area on this day in 2008.
A pair of SOO MP15s switch the north end of Nahant Yard. Not many of these old veterans are left active on the CP roster!
Née CNW 6884, ex UP 3048 B/N 74639-19 B/D 9/74 well covered in scenes, roster shot might be nice.
The Iowa Interstate borrowed CN's Geometry Car to inspect their train from Council Bluffs, IA to Peoria, IL. It is seen here along 5th Street in Davenport.
With the Mississippi River slowly receding back to it's banks, the CP has resumed operations by "push/pulling" trains through the remaining high water. The conductor and student are rid... (more)
Freshly repainted CP 3013 sits in Nahant Yard, waiting for the call to duty.
A pair of recently reactivated SOO MP15s do some switching at Nahant Yard. These had been in storage here for several years. Good to see them in action!
SOO Bandit GP40 2066 switches out cars at Nahant Yard. This unit has certainly spent a lot of time here in the past.
A collection of mostly second-generation EMD power awaits assignments at CP's Nahant yard in Davenport, IA.
Iowa Interstate GEVO 500, along with a pair of GP 38-2's, lead a Council Bluffs-bound freight through the heart oof Davenport on this former Rock Island main line.
CP 4449 looks good in a fairly recent coat of paint as it lays over in CP's Nahant Yard.
The other morning I met an old friend at the CP's grade crossing of Schmidt Rd.near the West Davenport,IA. yard office. We both started on the Milwaukee Road back in the 60's. I've been retired fo... (more)