The daily Waterloo to Kirk Yard manifest train drifts downgrade into the Winthrop Curve area. The engineer has the units in heavy dynamics as they cross Pine Creek. Grades are pretty tough thru th... (more)
This scene can be common in the evening hours with 338. Here 338 has pulled up as far they can waiting for the drawbridge or the BNSF to take them east out of Dubuque. It's common for 338 to get s... (more)
Warmer temperatures on this winter day has caused some fog to set in as the daily Waterloo, IA, to Kirk Yard, IN, manifest train makes the trek east. Seen here on the east side of Jesup passing th... (more)
The M338 out of Waterloo today had a gasket come loose and caused an oil fire on the lead unit, CN 2505. The crew had to get the roundhouse come out and get the gasket back in so they could use t... (more)
M338 left Waterloo today way ahead of the 20:00 normal departure time. Then trouble struck on the 2505 and the delays began east of Jesup. One of the head block gaskets came loose and sprayed oil ... (more)
CN 2409 rolls across Stephenson Street on a nice October night.
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL exits the shadows and the East Dubuque Tunnel on its trip east. (Canon EOS20D, 16-35mm f/2.8L USM)
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL heads east towrds Dubuque, IA in the early morning sun. WC 6001 (SD40), WC 7530 (SD45R), WC 3000 (GP40). (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L ... (more)