If you say Rutledge to railroaders around the CP/ICE/IMRL/SOO/MILW, the famed hill at Ottumwa comes to mind. This grade is a steep 1.8% out of the Des Moines River Valley leaving Ottumwa. Their ar... (more)
Work has begun on the Maquoketa River Bridge just north of Green Island. Work was halted early today because of the rising water due to all the rain in the Midwest so far in October. The CP has do... (more)
Work has begun on the Maquoketa River Bridge just north of Green Island. Looks like to me they are going to build a brand new bridge to the west of the old one? Work was halted early today because... (more)
With a heavy set in the brakes and the dynamics going, this engineer eases this Kansas City bound 474 down the 1.8% Rutledge Hill. This beast is over 17,000 tons and 8600 feet long, and has 1x1 DP... (more)
Destined to Albany New York, Canadian Pacific ethanol train #650 is about to cross the international border. Rear DPU CP 8503.
ES44AC 8726 and AC4400CWs 9805 and 8623 travel west on the Belleville Sub with CP 113.
CP ES44AC 8726 and AC4400CW 9618 lead CP 143 into Smiths Falls.
CP 118 heads through Marathon with 12 grain loads/13 platforms/17 mixed/67 platforms
With a pair of Canadian visitors, empty ethanol train K049 flies Westbound through busy Fostoria on a great September evening.
Two CP ES44ACs running tankers east through Piscataway on a clear Sunday morning. (Later I saw this guy heading north on CSX's River Line, though clouds had rolled in making this shot a nice catc... (more)
CP 8726 West Approaching Nipigon.
A stack train races past a barge working its way through Mississippi River Lock and Dam #5.
On a humid June morning, CP 8726, along with SOO 6024, ICE 6102 (ex-IMRL), and ICE 6416 "City of Linwood" lead a moderately sized eastbound past MacLennan pedestrian bridge.
CP 640 sporting a CP/CEFX combo for power, charges eastbound past the easy siding switch in Tilbury with this ethanol train.