Having had a successful run the previous day, 765 rests in the yard. To be honest, I was stunned when I captured this image. Other than a little bit of straightening and sharpening in Photoshop,... (more)
Posing for a night photo shoot, NKP 765 rests before leading an all day excursion to Bureau tomorrow.
In the evening sun, Amtrak's Phase I P42DC idles on the head end of tomorrow's Iowa City excursion.
After running around the wye in Davenport on the ICE/DME/CP, Amtrak's "Rock Island Express" from Chicago has once again arrived at the Lower Yard. A thunderstorm is forming in the background, whic... (more)
Let the chase begin.. NKP 765 eases out of the Rock Island Yard limits on the IAIS as a yard job idles on the east end of the yard.
On display at Train Festival 2011, CNW 411, IAIS 513, and the Nebraska Zephyr trainset feature as the subjects for a night photo shoot by the MSRLHA and Train Festival. Thunderstorms rained out th... (more)
On display at Train Festival 2011, IAIS 7081 waits for a future assignment while Amtrak's Phase I engine arrives into the Lower Yard with a PV train from Chicago.
After a heavy storm rolled through NKP 765 rests in the yard at Rock Island Illinois durning Train Festival 2011. The storm brought much needed rain to the area and made for neat photographs.
Not to often you see a blonde engineer, especially on the 765. Well it happened on this clear night in Rock Island.
IAIS 7081 gleams in the afternoon sun at Trainfest 2011.
The excursion train to Bureau Junction with NKP 765 on the lead, pulls up next to one of Iowa Interstate's two Chinese QJ steam locomotives during the 2011 Train Fest in the Quad Cities.
An IAIS GP38-2 & the "Americanized" QJ sit under the Centennial Bridge on a humid night.
NKP 765 has completed its trip from Rock Island to Bureau and back as it pulls side by side with IAIS 7081.
The Nebraska Zephyr finally finds some sunlight as it pulls back into Rock Island to tie up for the day before being prepared to its trip back to IRM.
IAIS 513 displaying a retro Rock Island heritage scheme idles alongside the sharp looking Nebraska Zephyr during a night photography shoot at Train Festival 2011.