IC&E SD40-2 6421 leads CP 272 east into Bensenville yard.
IC&E 6419 is on final to Bensenville Yard, with a late running 472 train.
Three EMDs (ICE 6419, CP 5739, CP 5008) rest at the east end of Glenwood Yard with an eastbound train. With no crew aboard, I knew my hopes of seeing this train moving any time soon were somewhat... (more)
A pair of vetran EMDs running elephant style pull a loaded ethanol train over the Mohawk River on rather warm evening.
A trio of SD40 goodness works uphill with a long 277 train.
DME train 171 heads north towards its final destination of St. Paul, MN.
A beautiful late summer morning and two blue-yellow engines on 271. It doesn't get much better.
The presence of the 170/171 trains on the Paynesville Sub continues to bring a nice bit of variety in the form of DME and ICE power. This evening's version of the 171 nears Glenwood behind two bl... (more)
CP 271 comes through the curve at Dakota in beautiful evening light with a great set of power too.
Summer on the River Line.
CP 271 roars past a crewless 487 as it heads towards Minnesota City where it will pick up CITX 3059. It sure was nice to see two ICE units meeting on the River Sub.
A nice cut of auto racks on the front-end of today's St. Paul - Kansas City Manifest. In two days, this train becomes CP/DME 170.
St. Paul - Kansas City Manifest Train received a new crew north of New Albin, IA and is now heading for Marquette, IA.
IC&E 6419 sits next to the stretched-out Iowa and Illinois state flags on New Years Day.
Five days before takeover....ICE 6419 West picks up speed headed north along the Mississippi at Green Island. This was surprising since the crew had only "one and a half" working engines. The CP u... (more)