To all the Men and Women I once knew that followed their dreams and check books out to the Powder River Basin 40 years ago....I salute you and all the generations that will follow.......GOD BLESS!... (more)
Last light and 2 ES44AC's pull the loads back to speed after cresting a hill.
As the sunsets on the evening, a conventional coal train rolls east thru southern Iowa. This coal load is 10 miles east of Fairfield en route to Burlington, IA, for next crew train. This train wil... (more)
A couple locomotives on an empty coal train really steam it up just to the north of Hillsboro. Well, actually, not really; the steam is a result of Crystal Sugar's sugar producing plant and an amb... (more)
An empty coal train from Cohasset, Minnesota passes by downtown Buxton, where the only vehicles to be seen on this cold, but sunny, Valentine's Day are parked in front of the bar and café.