CN empty unit train for the ethanol plant at Dyersville, IA with foreign power approaches East Grant.
M33791 heads west and downhill towards Galena, IL. One of the eight engines will be set-out at Dubuque for the Dubuque local. The previous evening, the Dubuque local derailed coming out the Rent... (more)
Herzog rock train heads west through Galena, IL on its trip to its eventual destination of Dubuque, IA. Due to heavy rainfall in the area (7" - 14") over the previous weeks, the CN has a lot of w... (more)
The historic Galena, IL ex-Illinois Central Depot, currently used as a visitor information center, sits idle as nightfall overtakes the city. With proposals to bring Amtrak service back to Galena... (more)
Long-distance local from Chicago, IL - Waterloo, IA breaks the silence on Independence Day while people were gathering for the evening's fireworks.
Long-distance local from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL heads east through historic Galena.
Classic IC power heading past the last wig-wag on this stretch of railroad. The CN conductor is ringing up the BNSF La Crosse Dispatcher seeking permission to get on the BNSF double-track at Port... (more)
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL.
Regular Merchandise Train from Chicago, IL - Waterloo, IA goes through the S-curves east of Galena.
After meeting its eastbound counterpart at Scales Mound, IL and a crew change at the Galena Depot, the daily Chicago - Waterloo Merchandise Train heads towards Dubuque, IA.
Chicago, IL - Waterloo, IA Freight Train with an all-black (and no yellow frame stripes!) engine consist: IC 1020, IC 6007, IC 1033, IC 6004. A pretty rare occurence these days - as is the wig-wa... (more)
Regular Merchandise Train from Chicago, IL - Waterloo, IA. (Canon EOS20D, 16-35mm f/2.8L USM)