The Bayard turn with a former Frisco engine leading heads westbound by the old Milwaukee sign at Panama Iowa.
In the spring of 86 a Soo Line train is crossing the large bridge at Foster Iowa on its way to Kansas City. Soo power was already finding its way on most trains on this line. My dad and I spent ... (more)
In summer of 1984 this classy little ten wheeler and train tour the CNW system. Here it is steaming hard out of Waukegan with bell and whistle for a work group to my 6 near the eastside of Oakwood... (more)
CREW CHANGE. On a cloudy day in 1985 I roamed northeastern Iowa in search of Milw trains and was completely skunked until the last few minutes of daylight. The SOO/MILW merger is still two month... (more)
On a rainy fall morning a load glides thru Crammer tunnel with 80 cars
Extra grain train on its way to Kansas City rolls westbound across the large bridge at Foster.
Peoria and Western Railways' Canton Cannonball with three Fs and a GP 16 1603 tiptoe across the Spoon River bridge westbound with 16 cars.
Peoria and Western spent most of Friday July 9th on Ameren's Duck Creek power plant spur retrieving coal hoppers from storage. Photographed about 400 yrds south of Il route 9 with the second pull... (more)
For 2 months in 2009 Peoria and Western delivered coal to the Dunefernline power plant south east of Canton IL. for the BNSF. The BNSF was rebuilding their own line which comes in from the south... (more)