The Illinois Central 13 SD40A's of EMD Order 5743 were unique locomotives, as they were essentially 3000-h.p. SD40's built on five-foot-longer SDP45 frames to accommodate a 5,000-gallon fuel tan... (more)
The heritage of the line in Iowa can still be found on the mailbox, even almost 10 years after the IC took back over the CC&P lines. Couple old IC veterans SD40's head-up this westbound local tow... (more)
An empty grain train hammers thru the small town of Sinclair back in 2003. In 2003 wasn't too uncommon to see strait SD40's mainly west of Waterloo, as they keep the bigger power east for the tra... (more)
A trio of Illinois Central Gulf six-axle EMDs is seen moving engine-lite through Gilman, IL. Paul Meyer photo.
Rare bird. Soo Line 6405 (ex-KCS 627), a fairly rare SD40A, meets SD40-2 778 at Hoffman Ave. in St. Paul, MN in October of 1992.
Iowa Division train on the ramp to St. Charles Air Line.
Ex-IC SD40A at Ottumwa on train 430.
Ex-IC SD40A at Dubuque.
One of IC's SD40s with the unusual L-shaped windshield gets some attention at East Thomas yard. IC once had a pretty fair amount of B'ham traffic. Don't know what killed it, maybe going head-to-... (more)
Soo 6406,4406,4403 are westbound with the Humboldt Transfer at West Hoffman.
Soo 6406 and fuel tender 4002 hustle #211 west along the Mississippi just south of Winona. Soo constructed a couple of these fuel tenders from Ex Milw. GP20 rebuilds that had been wreaked. They we... (more)