Under a starry sky, an IC&E ethanol train waits for a new crew to forward it on to the CSX in Chicago. The Big Dipper is clearly visible in the sky here at the east end of the siding in Genoa, IL.... (more)
DM&E Train 171-03 heads west along the Mississippi River. This train was tied down in the siding at Kains on the DM&E Marquette Subdivision on Friday, March 5. The next day a dog-catch crew was ... (more)
DM&E Train 171 passes train 487 in Goodview. A CP crew tied 487 down earlier in the afternoon and a DM&E crew showed up a short while after 171 went by. You have to love all the blue and yellow!
DME train 171 heads north along a thawing Mississippi River north of the Whitman Dam.
DME SD40-2 6082 heads north after hamdling switching at Green Island.
A pair of DME SD40-2's work the yard at Savana, Illinois.
Todays KCS "Junk Train" is running very late, usually it is already into East St. Louis.This train has been using borrowed IC&E/DM&E power out of Kansas City for the last couple of months.
IC&E's Huron train detours on the Indiana Harbor Belt to reach BRC's huge Clearing Yard. The train is heading compass south across the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on the southwest side of the ... (more)
MCCHU is stopped at the East Switch at Elkton to setout their 6th unit, ICE 6452 for the ethanol train. Not too many places where you'll have to be in 2 states to setout an engine. The Minnesota-S... (more)
This 1929, 90 pound rail has seen better days. The DME is working on replacing alot of older rail with new 136 pound rail with their RIFT loan they received from the FRA. This section between Verd... (more)
The nose of DME 6082 in the hot 104 degree summer sun at Pierre just west of the Missouri River Bridge on MHURC-24.
The Belle Fourche - Rapid City turn heads back north out of Rapid City lite today. There are another 65 loads in Belle Fourche to come south tomorrow, and until they do their is no room for more ... (more)
Six blue & yellow SD40-2's lead a westbound toward Mason City.