EJ&E 671 rounds the curve and heads back to the yard with ten empties
What is a CN? With homes dotting the leafy hillside, and SD38-2's chugging, there is no doubt that this is Missabe country.
Looks can be deceiving! As the last maroon SD38-2 leads a large PRS down the hill, it appears the CAT's are bigger than the locomotives. Obviously not so. Kinda neat seeing all that heavy equipmen... (more)
On a sunny, Saturday morning, this eastbound, extra ethanol holds in the Rockdale Yard. Iowa 157 and 501 have the honors.
A nice Father's Day present was Missabe 215 leading the 07:30 Proctor Roadswitch with a loaded ore train for Duluth. Only 215 and 403 remain in Missabe maroon.
A nice Father's Day present was Missabe 215 resting at the Proctor diesel house. CN has recently assigned four SD40-2Ws and four SD60Fs to the Missabe to help out.
EJ&E 670 is in charge of switching duties on the east end, today.
Northern Indiana Public Service did a test burn of Colorado Coal. Three trainloads were routed from the Converse Mine to Joliet via the SP where their power was cut off and the J power backed ont... (more)
The daily local to from Waterloo to Cedar Rapids drills the yard just north of downtown. It was a nice surprise when we heard EJ&E 675 get a warrant over the radio!
Evening on The J. EJE 657 pulls an evening job out of the CN's Joliet Yard on the Leighton Sub.
A pair of fallen flag Jay units works a cut of autoracks under a threatening sky.
Switching out there cars on the old MILW side, The yard was the Ottumwa to Jackson Jct. Line.
Making the turn South onto the Branch at first light.