Really old and really new. Iowa Interstate GP10 #451 leads a freight that includes some brand new Metra locomotives thru Blue Island, IL in November of 1991.
8, count 'em, 8 units led by CCP 964, depart Cedar Rapids, IA with a long freight in October of 1989.
The Union Pacific had these unique block indicators near many of their depots. These were at the Columbus, NE depot in June of 1989.
Roller rink? These passenger cars were purchased for a rail themed roller rink in Platteville, WI. The cars were a long way from any type of rail as there was no service to Platteville in decades ... (more)
Companion photo to 600657 at CK Tower in Winona, MN. A SOO and a MILW caboose cross the CNW in July of 1987.
CNW's CK Tower in Winona, MN in July of 1987. This tower guarded the CNW/MILW crossing and was taken out of service in 1989. It was torn down soon thereafter.
Ohio River S6 #56 switches the Kenova coal terminal in October of 1995.
MRL 204 leads a train up Mullan Pass in May of 1990.
Hoarfrost! CNW 6827 leads a grain train near Clyman, WI on a frosty morning in February of 1990.
CP 6404 leads a westbound freight thru Wauwatosa, WI on a beautiful Winter day in March of 1994.
LS&I 2501 leads an ore train into the Lower Yard in Marquette, MI in May of 1986. A cloud of brake dust surrounds the ancient ore cars due to the steep descent from Eagle Mills.
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District's brand new Plymouth switcher is working the joint CNW/SOO yard on Jones Island in Milwaukee in July of 1996.
UP 9350 meets a BN coal train near Reno Jct. on the Powder River Coal Line in May of 1991
Although mostly know for their ore trains, the Missabe did haul some regular freight. Here we see a transfer run coming thru Saunders, WI in May of 1986. Love the sound of those 1st Gen EMDs!
CNW 8517 leads a loaded coal train near Joyce, NE in May of 1991.