A pair of Multimark SD40-2s and an SD60 interloper lead 3GPS through Red Rock after a crew change at St. Paul. This train spent the morning dumping ballast on the west end of the Paynesville Sub, ... (more)
Empty ballast train 3GPS crosses the Hastings Bridge with a matched elephant style trio of action red SD40-2s. The train is enroute to Waterloo WI for another load of ballast.
CP 3GPS comes into Hastings with another load of Dresser Trap Rock ballast destined for a major undercutting project on the Marquette Sub in Iowa.
CP 3GPS departs St. Paul with another load of Dresser Trap Rock ballast destined for a major undercutting project on the Marquette Sub in Iowa.
CP 3GPS pulls back down from Dresser Trap Rock after losing CP 5922 to a mechanical failure. Unable to make it back to St. Paul with only two operable SD40-2s, the crew will tie down the train on ... (more)
CP 3GPS-04 pulls down past the east leg of the wye in Dresser, in order to shove up to the quarry. Three venerable GMD built SD40-2s provide power. Unfortunately the 5922 ended up failing, and the... (more)
A trio of CP Rail SD40-2s leads a rock train into Davenport.
A trio of veteran Canadian Pacific SD40-2's bring a 60 car Herzog ballast train through downtown Davenport. This view shows how the CP has elevated the mainline at least 2 feet over the Gaines Str... (more)
A northbound CP Rail rock train rolls through LeClaire, IA. Hard to believe something like this happened in 2019!