IAIS 500 eases over the Iowa River towards the yard at Iowa City with the CBBI (Council Bluffs to Bureau, IL). Trailing are two of the ex-Reserve Mining SD38-2s.
WSOR 4076 and 4010 tip toe along the edge of a pasture near Cross Plains, WI, as some cows go about their usual business and some farm equipment waits for harvest season.
A short BNSF train heads up the Huey P Long Bridge approach in the absolute last light of day, passing one of the local restaurants that line Clearview Avenue in Elmwood.
CP 9638 leads another AC4400CW through a heavy snow fall in Wisconsin Dells, kicking up snow in it's wake and obscuring the train behind it. Only about 15 minutes before this photo there was no sn... (more)
The Soo Line 1003 puts on a show as it slows to a stop in Brandon, Wisconsin. Here the train will take on water before continuing south with this year's Santa Train.
The UP local from Jefferson Junction has arrived at the connection to the Adams line. After pulling out onto the main, the train backs under the concrete coaling tower to make it's set out for tod... (more)
Two fairly new ES44AC's pop into a sucker hole in the clouds with a CP manifest from St. Paul to BRC clearing in Chicago.
Just after sun rise on the day after Christmas, and with the sun barely over the river bluffs and frost still on the ties, BNSF 5478 and CSX 7663 lead a autorack train through the S curves south o... (more)
Amtrak number 8, the westbound Empire Builder, speeds through the tiny town of Lyndon Station. Normally the quiet of the town would be broken by the speeding train, but this time of year snowmobil... (more)
WSOR 3806 and 3802 shove a cut of cars backward into the yard (on what is actually the main line). Someone needs to replace the top headlight on the lead locomotive....
A short 5 car local moves across the South Dewey crossing.
A set of power leads a stack train pass the bluff at Goose Island.
With the Mississippi River in the background, a BNSF freight rushes through the small town of Lynxville.
An oddball mix of 4 different paint schemes on 6 locomotives lead 8200 foot of train down River past the Genoa power plant.
BNSF 814 leads a train with more locomotives than cars past the bluffs near Goose Island.