Rock Island Rail GP38 #4373 leads a wind mill tower train north passed some Grain Elevators in Sumner, MS., bound for Vestas Transload Terminal in Clarksdale.
Rock Island Rail GP38 #4373 leads a wind mill tower train north through Sumner, MS., bound for Vestas Transload Terminal in Clarksdale.
Former Canadian National C40-8, now Rock Island Rail C42-9 #2127 is seen here resting at Sumner, MS., on a beautiful September morning
Mississippi Delta's aka The Rock waits for its next assignment.
A Rock Island Rail Freight Train is seen here heading south through Sumner, MS., on their way south to Swan Lake to interchange with Canadian National. GMTX GP15-1 #415 has since been repainted in... (more)
Mississippi Delta's aka The Rock shines in the morning sun as it waits for its next assignment. Kudo's to those who brought back this classic scheme.
Rock Island Rail 2127 rests in Sumner, Mississippi.
Fix It And Shoot It. On August 10, 2021, the lettering was completed on Rock Island Rail 2127 (née-CNW 8544, C40-8C). It sits next to RILX 4310 (née-SOU 2764, GP38) in the pre-dawn hours ... (more)
Lettering. In the pre-dawn hours of August 10, 2021 in Sumner, Mississippi, the lettering was completed on Rock Island Rail 2127 (née-CNW 8544, C40-8C). The unit was not operable at the ti... (more)
Summer In Sumner. On the very warm early morning of Tuesday, August 10, 2021, the Rock Island pair of 2127 (C40-8) and 4310 (GP38) sit in the town square of Sumner, Mississippi at sunrise n... (more)
The first sunrise is approaching Rock Island Rail's Dash 8-40C with all of its lettering completed, posed alongside GP38 #4310, in Sumner, Mississippi.
Rock Island Rail's colorful equipment is seen here gathered by their office at dusk.
Rock Island Rail's colorful equipment is seen here tied down by their office in Sumner.
Engineer Reid Dawe brings an empty coal bucket into Sumner, MS.