CP Nitrin local heads north through Rapids City,IL. on its way north in the pouring rain with the last three GP9's in class 1 revenue service in the US. CP had these units in storage at Nahant,IA.... (more)
Southbound on the south side of Port Byron,IL. the Nitrin local makes its way towards East Moline on the east bank of the Mississippi river with to my knowledge the last remaining GP9 in revenue c... (more)
The CP Nitrin Local is passing through the John Deere combine facility at East Moline,IL. on its way back to Davenport,IA.. In the backround the BNSF 427 local can be seen coming out on the main w... (more)
Two of the former SOO Line GP9s now on the Canadian Pacific roster hold at the 9th Street crossing in East Moline for a BNSF manifest to clear the junction just to the west.
B73 crosses the Government Bridge headed east through Rock Island to interchange with IAIS. The GP9's, built in 1954, still earn their keep working locals in the Quad Cities but could be near the... (more)
Nitrin job heads back to Nahant with 2 busted down GP9's and a NREX SD40-2 for power.
The Nitrin Local climbs out of the "street running" in Davenport.
The Nitrin Job makes its way back to Nahant with 2 of the 3 ex-SOO GP9s still on the roster and a pair of CITX rent-a-wrecks out of NRE.
On a beautiful 45 degree winter morning the southbound Nitrin Local rides along the east shore of the Mississippi River through Port Byron,IL. headed for East Moline.
Two ex-Soo GP9's return from interchange work with IAIS at N Division Street.
EX-SOO geep to become part of the CP Rail system now?
An IC&E GP9 and DM&E GP40-2 sit in Clinton as local power.
The Milwaukee Road Cedar Rapids, on the tail end of the RiverWay 2006 excursion train, passes the West Davenport Switcher and its crew patiently waiting and watching its passing.
A pair of ex-SOO veteran GP9's get started with their switching duties.