The other morning I met an old friend at the CP's grade crossing of Schmidt Rd.near the West Davenport,IA. yard office. We both started on the Milwaukee Road back in the 60's. I've been retired fo... (more)
The crew of the West Dav switch peer into the future through John's camera as they cross Rockingham Road on Davenport's industrial west side. The tracks behind are known to railroaders as the "Go... (more)
The Rock SW brings a cut of cars back to West Dav after working Oscar Meyer, as rebuilt GP7 4508 sits with sister 4506 waiting for assignment. This yard is still active today configured much the ... (more)
A Rock SW8 works the Oscar Meyer plant on Davenport's west side. This landmark still dominates the skyline along River Drive, but the tracks are buried and haven't been used in years.
A pair of ex-SOO veteran GP9's get started with their switching duties.