After working the yard, FEC local 910 heads north out of New Smyrna Beach with two cars for Daytona
A loaded grain train heads towards Harrisonburg VA to make deliveries on a slow Sunday morning.
The "Glacier Express" bound for St Moritz is passing the spectacular 1991 landslide near the small village of Randa about 10 km/6 miles from the famous resort of Zermatt
The BVZ Zermatt-Bahn mer... (more)
GO loco 609 heads a weekend train on the last leg of its trip to Oshawa.
Whistle post is old Milwaukee as is the 1910 rail, the milepost is SOO LINE and the train is the ICE Nitrin Local.
The Nitrin local heads south at 10 mph about 1100 hrs with the temp at about -14 degrees. They will work at E Moline and Silvis before heading to Nahant,Iowa.
Southbound Nitrin local passes MP 9 which was MP 43 on the MILW. The mile post dates from the original SOO/CP ownership and the whistle post dates from the MILW days.
The CP set these caboose's here under the direction of the famous mechanical Guru Tom Cook years ago. I wonder if these cabeese will make through the current CP takeover? Only time and money will ... (more)
From the deck I now call retirement to the cap from the RR I started with to the train I once piloted to the RR I once supervised I'm back to a railfan from whence I came.
The Nitrin local makes a pickup off the IAIS siding.
ICE local 910 southbound headed for E Moline.
ICE 910 is two miles from the switch with the BNSF industrial at E Moline. The Engineers coffee is still warm as the cup sits on the old barrel control stand.
ICE 910 is approaching the E Moline waterworks as aray of sun illuminates the old locomotive.
ICE 114 has plowed alot of snow since the early 50s with the SOO. Don't know the original number or if she was WC or MStP&SStM.