After the CP takeover of the D&H, quite a few leased locomotives showed up on the property. Train 271 has three PLM SD40's and a Springfield Terminal SD45 waiting to exit the siding at Afton.
CP Kansas City/St.Paul manifest rounds the bend at Pleasant Valley,IA. on its way to the Twin Cities.
St.Paul bound train 271 rounds the curve at Pleasant Valley,IA. a very special third unit in the consist headed for Canada.
A pair of ICE SD40-2s cross the Root River just south of La Crescent.
A pair of ICE SD40-2s pass by the Lawrence Lake Marina with the Kansas City - St. Paul train.
The train has been shoved through the high water in downtown Davenport,IA. and the road power tied. CP support staff on hand for any problems that may arise and the KC/St.Paul train will soon be o... (more)
CP's Kansas City/St.Paul manifest gets a roll out of downtown Bettendorf,IA. on its way to the Twin Cities. CP's crack MoW forces are finally getting track speeds back up to their pre-IMRL/ICE lev... (more)
Passing KCS West Wye Tower at the east end of Joint Agency Yard is CP Train 271 with the sole remaining IMRL painted unit left on the CP Roster at the helm. I'd seen this engine a handful of time... (more)
271 heads north with an odd lash-up.
A little River sub action just east of Lake City. CP 6016 trailing.
271 ran from Mohawk Yard in Schenectady, NY to Buffalo, NY with a Guilford connection at Mohawk Yard. This day a Guilford unit has run thru as a leader. Ironically this unit is the former D&H 7609... (more)
All of 271 can be seen in the picture; the last car can be seen on the left.
CP 271 comes through the curve at Dakota in beautiful evening light with a great set of power too.
IC&E 6419 heads 271 past IC&E 6415 on the point of a crew-less 487.
Summer on the River Line.