A derailment at Division Street in Davenport has forced the Rock Island to bring out the Big Hook from Silvis (RI 95022) to clean up the mess. This is on the mainline to Kansas City, several bloc... (more)
Milwaukee Road's Rail Detector cars layover in the small yard in front of the Freight House in downtown Davenport, IA.
An eastbound Milwaukee Road patrol diverges onto the Dri-Line mainline at West Davenport This is where the Milwaukee Road/Dri-Line joined Rock Island's Golden State mainline. On the left is Rock... (more)
A pair of NS GE's are in charge of CP's St Paul to Kansas City freight through Davenport.
Iowa Interstate runs on ex-Rock Island rails and there are still many reminders of the past 30 years after the Rock Island shut down. The Rock Island heritage unit passes over one such reminder s... (more)
Iowa Interstate's special paints were paired up again on the daily eastbound CBBI for the first time since 516's first run on March 1, 2015.
Iowa Interstate's Rock Island heritage leads CBBI along 5th Street.
KCS 4858 leads the daily Kansas City to St Paul freight through the Village of East Davenport along the Mississippi River while fall colors are at their peak.
A pair of KCS "Belles" await attention at CP's Nahant Yard while CP 4611 waits its turn for a load test.
A pair of walkers take a break from the bikepath to acknowledge the passing of CP's northbound 475 on the S-curve between downtown Davenport and Bettendorf.
DM&E works cars in the snow at North Yard as No. 4206 waits for a crew.
Early in the morning, DM&E EMDs idle in the yard awaiting their next assignments.
As the sun sets on the Mississippi River, DM&E 6366 heads north behind a consist of SD40-2s. Hearing the sound of five EMD 645-16s accelerating out of town put the muffled noise of a GEVO to shame... (more)
PRLX 8139, on lease to the BNSF, runs through leading a BNSF GE on a CP sand train through Davenport.