The CP east(north) radio switch not responding to the radio code the Conductor from the 2208 is forced to manually hand operate the switch. While this takes place allow me to try to remember the h... (more)
B-61 crewless in the siding with SD60 on point has a meet with lite engine 2208 at the west end of the siding at Bettendorf.
The green towers on the right once were the catenary supports for the CD&M electric line.
Our chase of the R CHI424 continued into Bettendorf as the classic BN painted leader crossed Duck Creek, just before downtown. Originating in Clinton, the 424 runs as far as Barstow, IL. The cloud... (more)
Former BN GP39M 2740 leads R-CHI424 south through Bettendorf, passing the Isle Casino.
Early morning UP on CP in Iowa.
I really enjoy photo's from this location as it reminds me somewhat of Calgary...….a place I've not been to since the CP moved from Montreal.
A brand new CP heritage SD70ACU leads the business train north through Bettendorf.