An Union Electric empty coal train from Machens, MO, rolls west thru the sag here on the Ottumwa Sub. The train is working between Lockridge and Fairfield in southern Iowa. The next crew change po... (more)
A BNSF SD70ACe leads the BRC to Northtown manifest past the CB&Q searchlights in shabbona. With replacements on sight, these signals days are limted as they will fall to PTC soon..
After just crossing the Missouri River, this coal train is headed for St. Louis.
BNSF 9233 & 9121 lead westbound empties.
A loaded 150 car monster crests Angora Hill with the southern edge of the Sand Hills in the distance at the town of Angora.
Laying a little sand , BNSF 9233 along with BNSF 8972 work hard to get their loaded coal train moving. SD70ACe 9241 and ES44AC 6158 pushing on the rear.
Two EMD ACs haul a coal load uphill out of Biggsville through lush fields of corn.
The setting sun turns the two rear DPU's and the 3 unit Crawford helper set gold as they round the curve towards Ponderosa Ranch.
A pair of former Burlington Northern SD60M's and a former ATSF SD75M push coal loads up Crawford Hill, the headend wrapped around one Horseshoe curve and the rear just exiting the first. Two GE AC... (more)
The exhaust from a three unit Crawford helper set (SD60M's 9233 and 9298 and SD75M 8283) climbs vertically as they assist the rear two DPU's (SD70MAC 8873 and ES44AC 6037) on yet more coal loads f... (more)
With a consist that could have come straight out of the later days of the BN, a westbound empty coal train passes through Moorhead under ominous looking skies.
A northbound grain train passes through the town of Askov, which, as the name on the side of the elevator suggests, is a highly Norwegian community.
Loaded Unit Grain Train from Williston, ND - Belt Railway of Chicago, IL.