When I got transferred to the Quad Cities back in 1991 by the CPRY John Deere was shipping about 10 combines per day out of their East Moline Plant. About 1993 Superintendent Joe Kramer and Trainm... (more)
With the Local Clinton job in the clear a southbound highballs for Nahant,IA..
The last 1.5 miles of what was once the Milwaukee Roads mainline between Savanna and East Moline,IL. is owned by the BNSF. The John Deere Combine plant that was switched by the DRI&NW years ago is... (more)
CP's Nitrin local at Port Byron,IL. southbound on the east bank of the Mississippi river headed for East Moline,IL..
CP 4437 waits for its next call to duty at ICE's Nahant Yard.
CP G35 has about a mile to go until it reaches it's destination of Spaulding Junction, where it will interchange it's manifest with the Canadian National. From there, it will return eastbound on t... (more)
CP #4437 leads a short local into the CP yard at Bensenville.
CP 4437 passes Tower B17, on its way out of town.
G35 departs Bensenville Yard, behind a pair of former SOO GP38-2's and a CN SD75I. They are headed to Spaulding, for interchange with the CN (former EJ&E).
A CP GP38 basks in the late evening sun in Max.
The engineer of the H41 wayfreight looks back toward the conductor on the ground in the distance as the 4000 hp at his fingertips eases their train back along the siding in Brooten.
The "Ford Hauler" snakes it's way under downtown St. Paul along the Mississippi River heading to the Ford plant with boxcars and autoracks.
Engineers' view of his train as it hangs out of both ends of the track.