While waiting for a mess of Galesburg area traffic to clear up ahead of it, an eastbound loaded CAEG coal drag sits patiently on track two of the Ottumwa Subdivision between the towns of Monmouth ... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe 9060 waits for the signal ahead of him to clear, so he can make his next move south. After this photo was taken we would soon shoot the train two other times in different locations, o... (more)
A pair of NS heritage locomotives pull a coal empty westbound on the Ottumwa Sub.
A ballast train bound for the flooded areas around Gulf Port, IL and Burlington, IA, holds in downtown Monmouth, IL, awaiting maintenance dispatch. This subdivision was still Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD40-2Location: Monmouth, Illinois, USALocomotive #: BNSF 7878Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 21, 2008
Action at Monmouth on a fine Sunday afternoon includes empty hoppers led by an almost-new warbonnet.
This coal load is down to 1 unit as they approach Monmouth. A traction motor fire on the 9518 caused this train to stall at Kirkwood, IL (the water tower in the distance). Finally going again and ... (more)