One of the few Engineers that still gives a wave passing the house..... pilots the Nitrin Local north along the Mississippi River coming into our little town of Port Byron.
Severely Crippled: A very injured H20 limps into River Jct, next to the mighty Mississippi, on a cold December afternoon. The SOO geep is dead and drained, and the CP geep is minus a tracti... (more)
Saved!: After picking up the trailing SD30ECO, H20 finally departs La Crescent for La Crosse with sufficient horsepower to move the tonnage. But not after having problems getting the SD30 t... (more)
Having A Bad Day: H20 is having a very bad day. Just outside St. Paul, their second unit had major problems, and is now dead-in-tow, on top of that, their leader only has 3 working traction... (more)
Northbound/southbound CP's meet at Bettendorf.
Northbound CP passing the old DRI&NW Union Station which was donated to the City of Davenport by the DRI-LINE back in the early 90's.
Two GP38s work the west lead.
A rugged old CP 3010 a GP38AC that was built in 1971 sits in Redvers Saskatchewan waiting for a crew to come down to Brandon to pick the units and the cars up. CP P34-07 also has CP 3100 and anoth... (more)
Still looking good after 39 years of service. GP38AC 3010 and GP38-2 3053 have the task of switching the west lead this evening.
A rare unit indeed, a straight GP38 still on a class one railroad. Note ditch lights have been removed.