It’s a hot and sticky afternoon in the Quad Cities region as a duo of IAIS GP38-2’s, 705 and 711 bring a PEDAV over the Rock River with a large grain train in tow. After crossing the river, th... (more)
Making its way over the Rock River in Colona, QJ 6988 advances up to the junction, where it'll wait for a BNSF to pass before continuing on to Bureau.
BNSF 1436 leads 2 other EMDs south (railroad east) at Carbon Cliff Illinois with Local 104. 104 is usually a Galesburg to Chicago symbol but on Saturdays 104 usually is a Galesburg to Barstow flip... (more)
BNSF 6866 leads U FTLPAD1 15M out of Colona Illinois with a military train on a bright spring afternoon in the Quad Cities.
BNSF 2740, a GP30-carbody still in BN paint, leads a huge 425 job over the Colona interlocking.
Galesburg always seems to have some really nice power laying around for their locals that runs in many directions out of there. As is the case with the local heading to Barstow and back today. Her... (more)
A solo SD38-2 handles an empty Peoria to Silvis grain train through the connection with the BNSF at Colona.
NS 7214, an SD80MAC, leads the IAIS SIPE across the Colona interlocking
BNSF 8903 brings a westbound feed train through Colona, IL.
3 BNSF ACes lead an empty ore train over the Colona interlocking
BNSF Executive MAC 9678 leads an empty ore train at Colona, IL.
BNSF 539 leads M GALGAL over the Colona interlocking
BNSF 1706, in BN paint, leads a shuttle train through Colona.
BNSF 624, still sporting good ole Santa Fe paint, leads an autorack train through Colona.
IAIS SD38-2 153 leads a short manifest through the connection with the BNSF at Colona..