The midwest woke up to a windy April 2nd, with 50mph wind gusts across the Mississippi River valley. Western Illinois University's fence next to the former Rock Island mainline couldn't take the 5... (more)
Recently repainted, CP 4425 rests on the southern roundhouse track at Nahant Yard. 4425 is one of three remote control equipped locomotives operating on the CP's United States system, along with S... (more)
A westbound intermodal train rolls under the former C&NW coaling tower at De Kalb, Illinois.
An eastbound BNSF grain train goes under the new and old signals located on the western end of Rochelle. The former DelMonte Foods distribution center (which frames this photo) is slowly being dem... (more)
The B60 job has been routed into the siding at LeClaire due to not being able keep speed. Dispatcher instructed the local to take the siding, and let train 475 run around it.
The B60 job has been routed into the siding at LeClaire due to not being able keep speed. Dispatcher instructed the local to take the siding, and let the KC-Minneapolis train 475 run around it.
The Nitrin job rests away at East Moline awaiting a crew to Nahant yard. From what I have heard, this is the second time a six axel locomotive has plied the rails of the Nitrin subdivision since C... (more)
The IAIS SISW with big power
Norfolk Western on the old Milwaukee
New Years Eve heritage unit
NW heritage on the old Milwaukee Road
Fall Colors excursion 2015
NS 8418 south rounds the bend at Pleasant Valley bound for Natant from St. Paul. It wouldn't be an hour later, and this train would have 5 cars on the ground at Bettendorf due to a bad frog.
Snaking its way through Rock Island