Winding through freshly cut fields of grain, an eastbound train out of Coulee City is casting long shadows on the plain signaling that the day is coming to a close. On track restricted to 10mph fo... (more)
While the tractors are idled for the day, the Eastern Washington Gateway pushes on to get the train to Cheney before the hours of service law catches the one-man crew. In an irony of economics, th... (more)
Pulling out of Davenport after a 45-minute stop to add some lube oil and fine-tune the SD45, it’s 42 miles to Cheney and the BNSF interchange to finish a long day. It’s not easy being a short line... (more)
Shortline railroading at its best….85lb rail meandering through the landscape, 40+ year old power, a one-man crew, 11 loads and 108 miles to the interchange. Rail was laid between Cheney To Coulee... (more)
Returning from a lengthy day moving storage cars to work the Geiger Spur.
With the storage cars pulled out of the way AND now put back, the Geiger heads off the spur to the mainline.
To serve the Geiger Spur's industries, EWGR must first move over one hundred storage cars! 8924 is ex-MRL/IMRL/CSX/SBD 8924 nee SCL 2024. NIWX, as their website states: Northern Illinois & Wisco... (more)
While looking for a good place to photograph SP 4449, I came across theese EMD beauties waiting for the next day of work.