Everything is black. A pair of former Penn Central F7As are hooked to a former Penn Central Geep as the set of black units are staged in an equally dirty, grimy Colehour Yard. Tom Golden photo.
639 waits at Blue Island engine terminal.
As big companies worry more about making money, the customer seems to get less service. Customer service like this from the railroads is getting hard to find. The Santa Fe had a few stories over t... (more)
A westbound freight train out of Galesburg fights the winter weather as they make their way towards Creston, IA, and onto Lincoln, NE. The train is about 10 miles out of Galesburg as they near Mon... (more)
A loaded potash train heads south out of Galesburg. The train has run thru Soo Line power. The train is seen here on the main that runs around the yard. This train probably came to the BN at St. P... (more)
A loaded potash train comes into Savanna on the BN Aurora Sub. This is a CN haulage train that BN and CN use to run in the 90's before CN gain trackage rights over the WC. The BN and CN ran 4-6 tr... (more)
Guy would go to the BN along the Mississippi River in the early 90's, and all you would get was train after train of SD40-2's. Now days all you get is mainly GE's. The times have really changed ov... (more)
A mix and match consist rolls south on the BN Peavine towards Galesburg. This Northtown to Galesburg manifest is about 90 miles from Galesburg. The BNSF Merger got going towards the end of 1995, a... (more)
Westbound hotshot blast out of Galesburg bound for the next crew change point at Ft. Madison, IA. The train has 4 Superfleet units to keep this hot merchandise moving to the west coast. By 1997 th... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph