A small A-B-A consist has just crossed into Missouri on the Marceline Sub. The train is about 18 miles west of Ft. Madison and is working towards KC.
This area was once a thriving station name... (more)
The south end of the Iowa Northern the past 30 years has been somewhat a night time operation. You will find odd ball stuff running or late trains year in and year out. As was the case in January ... (more)
The UP had a coal branch that ran south of Grand Junction, CO, out to Hawksnet, CO. The branch was 91 miles long and was built in 1902. The DRGW/SP/UP used it as a coal branch out to a few mines l... (more)
An eastbound coal train comes out of tunnel # 29 near Pinecliff. The Moffat Tunnel Sub thru here was constructed by Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway back in 1904. The train is working down... (more)
A westbound empty coal train has just meet a load train at Cliff Siding on the Moffat Tunnel Sub. Heavy snow is falling in the higher elevations, making for some interesting conditions. Cliff sidi... (more)