As the rain picks up, a former IC SD70 rockets through Plano, IL, passing the old CB&Q depot in the middle of town.
While the rain begins to subside, BNSFs H-GALCNI1 27A crawls out of Aurora, IL and towards BNSFs Eola Yard with a former IC SD70 in the lead.
The first train since one of the biggest snows of the 2020-2021 winter season plows through a snow bank piled up on the tracks from the plows clearing the roads.
At the time, IC 1039 was the first SD70 to repainted into CN colors and made an appearance leading CN's daily westbound manifest on the Iowa Division, M337. The ex-IC depot at Genoa still stands ... (more)
One of 3 IC SD70s wearing their current owner's livery, idles on the shops in Jasper.
IC SD70 1039 looks on as the Excelsior Creek wildfire grows in size in the Maligne Valley. It was eventually under control a few days later, and the town of Jasper could breathe a sigh of relief.
Canadian National's Peoria Local sails southbound through Emden, Illinois as the photographers long time friend, Rance Grieder gives a friendly wave. IC 1039, the last SD70 ordered by the Illin... (more)
Canadian National's Peoria Local sails southbound through Emden, Illinois as the photographers long time friend, Rance Grieder gives a friendly wave. IC 1039, the last SD70 ordered by the Illinois... (more)
The Sioux City, IA, to Ft. Dodge, IA, local is fighting the elements today in western Iowa. The crew has cut off their train to make a run at the snow drifts on Remsen Hill so they wouldn't get st... (more)
A lengthy M390 gets going up the hill, powered by a CN painted SD70 and an SD75I.
After cutting off their train at Remsen, the Sioux City, IA, to Ft Dodge, IA, local blast thru the snow drifts on Remsen Hill, near MP 472. This job is the 1st train since 12/24, alot of snow and ... (more)
Can't tell the sky from the land in a White out, No snow is falling but the air is full of it. Plowing powder, its light and fluffy and blowing every where.
Can't tell the sky from the land in a White out, No snow is falling but the air is full of it. Plowing powder light and fluffy.
A416 has just cut off it's train at the east end of Jasper in preparation for a lift. IC 1039, fortunately, is the only IC SD70 to be repainted.
Sucker hole and the train both got to the same spot at the same time. The one and only repainted SD70 so far.