It's the first night of Train Festival 2011 in the Quad Cities as a pair of Amtrak heritage locomotives idle on a private varnish train from Chicago. Thunderstorms developed quickly this evening a... (more)
Union Pacific 4-12-2 9514, Class UP-5, was built by ALCO in 1930, one of eighty-eight locomotives. As built, she was numbered 9077, later re-numbered to 9514. These three-cylinder locomotives had... (more)
BNSF #9246 SD70ACE & #6388 ES44AC run along the east side of Lake Lavon on KCS's Dallas sub a couple of hours before sunset.
Empty coal train out of Luminant's power plant in Monticello, TX. ... (more)