DME 6360 East leads CSX train Q556 past the Rock Island depot at Marseilles, IL.
A CP "feeder" train heads north along the Mississippi through Le Claire, Iowa.
After leaving Nahant yard this CP "feeder" train from the KCS looks very much like the IC&E trains that used to ply this line as it ducks under the Government Bridge. The solid train of grain car... (more)
It's always upsetting to look at a photo that I took and say to myself "Well, that'll never happen again". Such is the case here as we find now-terminated CP train 277 pulling up the incline of St... (more)
With class lights still intact, this ex-Milwaukee Road SD40-2 is on her true home rails, where she once ran as Milwaukee Road 196.
A loaded ethanol train with three blue and yellow SD40-2's on point idles on the siding just west of Waseca. Just over the hill you can see an eastbound freight also idling. The yard crew (about... (more)
Loaded ethanol train nears the north side of Bellevue, IA on its journey south.
With one of my favorite engines leading, a loaded ethanol train works slowly south through Bellevue.
B50 pulls train 170 south and then will back into the yard at Marquette to set out some cars. This train included 33 loads of pipe.
A quartet of 40s pulls a southbound manifest through the state fish hatchery at Fairport.
It's been several months since CP has taken over, but blue and yellow is still holding strong as the daily Kansas City-St. Paul manifest rolls on at Maple Springs.
A late-running Kansas City - St. Paul Merchandise Train leaves the IC&E Marquette Subdivision and enters the CP Tomah Subdivision. They will set out two cars for the CP in the LaCrescent Yard bef... (more)
A late-running Kansas City - St. Paul Merchandise Train heads north past Brownsville, MN.
After adding manifest cars from the UP on the head end, an ethanol empty departs westward out of town.
A westbound DM&E grain empty behind a pair of SD40-2s waits for a new crew.