Former Canadian National C40-8, now Rock Island Rail C42-9 #2127 is seen here resting at Sumner, MS., on a beautiful September morning
Rock Island Rail 2127 rests in Sumner, Mississippi.
Fix It And Shoot It. On August 10, 2021, the lettering was completed on Rock Island Rail 2127 (née-CNW 8544, C40-8C). It sits next to RILX 4310 (née-SOU 2764, GP38) in the pre-dawn hours ... (more)
Lettering. In the pre-dawn hours of August 10, 2021 in Sumner, Mississippi, the lettering was completed on Rock Island Rail 2127 (née-CNW 8544, C40-8C). The unit was not operable at the ti... (more)
Summer In Sumner. On the very warm early morning of Tuesday, August 10, 2021, the Rock Island pair of 2127 (C40-8) and 4310 (GP38) sit in the town square of Sumner, Mississippi at sunrise n... (more)
The first sunrise is approaching Rock Island Rail's Dash 8-40C with all of its lettering completed, posed alongside GP38 #4310, in Sumner, Mississippi.
A Rock Island Rail Freight Train heads south through Webb, MS., On their way to Albin for a Firework photoshoot.
A Rock Island Rail freight train is seen here staged in the Mississippi Delta at Albin, MS., during a firework photoshoot.
Freshly repainted Rock Island #2127 sits outside the yard office in Sumner, MS during a light rain fall. Yes, the unit is now classified as a C42-9. Rock Island made some software and horsepower u... (more)
Side shot of the cab of the former CN C40-8 that is now painted in Rock Island Rail Red & Yellow scheme. They still have to apply the speed lettering on the sides.
The former CN C40-8 is now painted in Rock Island Rail Red & Yellow scheme. They still have to apply the speed lettering on the sides.