Rolling into the Ft. Madison yard past the old pen factory with the Employee Special is the 3751. Be nice to see that one in the midwest again...
Two old Geeps struggle valiantly to bring their colossal train into Fort Madison.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief heads out of Fort Madison.
Surprise! As the first train rolls to a stop, BNSF 5040 blasts past running wrong main!
GE's run elephant style westbound into Fort Madison past the old Santa Fe depot. Interesting to see the older BNSF emblem on the point.
Rolling through the classic ATSF signal bridge at Ft. Madison, IA, a quartet of Santa Fe 4-axles make light work of this priority intermodal train heading for Chicago.
ex-Chicago North Western
A remarkable A-A-A-B-A-A-A consist of four-axle Warbonnet motors blasts off after a brief crew change. Power is 507, 563, 552, 341, 546, 544, & 528.
BNSF 4265 and NS 9194 keep each other company in the summer heat.
BNSF 4000 approaches downtown Fort Madison and the Mississippi River with 5 business cars in tow.
ATSF 914 heads up ATSF 897 east as a UP car carrier moves westward. This is just a few miles west of the Mississippi river crossing. This is a busy part of the rail system with tracks heading nor... (more)
Remarks: After clearing the block Amtrak 92 and her consist head toward the east and a Mississippi River crossing. Living out west things such as this are a rare treat.
Can anyone tell me what kind of engine that third unit is?