A EMD re-engined DL109 taken from the Roosevelt Road overpass.
Local freight switches in Faribault Yard
An eastbound freight moves through the maze of tracks
just west of the Omaha depot. According to the sign atop
the Hill Hotel, one can obtain a room for two dollars and
fifty cents. I suspect... (more)
Being stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood in the 70's meant close access to one of the Rock's more obscure main lines. Here eastbound tonnage moves past the old depot at Meta, which by this time had lo... (more)
Action at Iowa City as an eastbound slides into the yard.
Rock Island GP7s 1236 and 1219 awaiting their next work at Eldorado, AR || May 1972
Westbound hotshot #57 gets out of Silvis on this autumn 1974 day.
Westbound Rock tonnage hammers the BN diamond nearing Silvis. This is one of the photos from the late 70's featured in a GodfatherRails.com updatemore)
Rock Island transfer job Pullman Jct south side Chicago IL
Rock Island U30C basking in the morning sun outside of the Silvis shops. Rock Island purchased 18 of these beasts in 1973.
westbound Geneseo, IL
inbound Peoria Rocket
Bureau to Blue Island train No. 216 passes the depot at Marseilles, ILL. This depot has been well cared for over the years and still makes a fine backdrop for photos of Iowa Interstate trains.
The Wilton turn nears Durant, westbound.
The Sperry Rail car sits on a house track at Durant. Get ready for more slow orders to be issued..