By 2007 I was no longer shooting many slides in my home area as most trains ran under cover of darkness or against the sun. On rare occasions CN 412 would fall well off schedule and if by some mir... (more)
A late running CN 412 works west past Caffey with IC 6106, CN 9590 and CN 6901 leading a long train. At the time I can remember thinking "another SD40", for someone who grew up with them it seems ... (more)
IC 6106, CN 9590, WC 6901 roll past Gilchrist with train 412.
Westbound charges thru Beth Siding at sunrise. The train is on the Dubuque Sub between Dubuque and Waterloo, 35 miles east of Waterloo.
A pair of IC SD40-2s (one still in black to boot!) lead their short train out of Northtown and up the hill towards the yard office at New Brighton. Power like this was nothing out of the ordinary,... (more)
No plowing here, but some snow out East blocking the Highrails from running. Still looks good
CN M336, powered by IC 6106 and a BNSF helper rolls south through Duplainville.
Daily freight train from Waterloo, IA - Centralia, IL.