Westbound ethanol empties sprint through the soybean fields on the outskirts of Defiance, OH on a splendid late summer afternoon. DME SD40-2 6090 teams up with an NS dash-9 as the train approaches... (more)
DME 6090 leads CP 687 west through the Milwaukee Intermodal Station
DM&E SD40-2 6090 leads train 800 eastbound across the Mississippi River (ex-Milwaukee Road lift bridge - note the herald) at Hastings, Minnesota.
A pair of 40s swing past a previously harvested corn field at Alden MN. Although the harvest is long finished, grain continues to flow, supplying the ever increasing demand for ethanol and corn pr... (more)
A pair of SD40-2's swing into Austin yard with four cars in tow.
A local man and his dogs seem unphased as a pair of blue and yellows cruise across the Shell Rock River just out of Oakland Minnesota.
Now making better than 40 MPH but still in notch 8, CP Feeder, KCS Train G-KCAD-10 rolls tops the knoll at CP North Grandview on the KCS Pittsburg Sub.
Climbing Blue Valley Hill on the KCS Pittsburg Sub. at 56th Street in notch 8 is a trio of SD40s on a KCS grain load off the CP at Kansas City, running as KCS Train G-KCAD-10. It's been a while s... (more)
Feeder train off the CP now has a KCS Crew in charge and is running as KCS Train G-KCAD-10. The hogger has the 3 SD40s throttled up as they roll across the diamonds at Air Line Jct. onto the KCS ... (more)
The Savanna/Nahant train in the siding waits for a fresh crew while the St Paul/KC southbound passes on the main.
Fresh paint on the 6090 looks nice and really makes the classification lights stand out as it pulls through the yard.
The ICEy train shoots under what once was the IC's Gruber Line just west of Forreston, IL.