RTEX SW8 227 has been made ready for shipment to a customer in Maryland and is being picked up by a Great Walton crew who will interchange the unit to CSX in Social Circle, Ga. Photo taken with pe... (more)
Can't complain when you get a shot like this in the sun while on your way to a train show.
NS 5663 teams up with the 4 Deuces (NS 2222) to lead a local out onto the World Famous Rockville Bridge. This train sat for over an hour and never moved before we headed for home.
#602 does a run-by after stopping to discharge passengers at the depot, hidden in the background. Marieville was the southern terminus for the interurban operation at this time.
By the time of this photo, Marieville was the southern terminus for all interurban operations on the M&SC. Here, #602 and #502 are seen at the platform. John rode in on the #502, part of a July ... (more)
A close-up of the M&SC Express Motors. John rode the line as part of a July 4th weekend getaway to Quebec.
Express motor #502 was built ca. 1924, of wood construction on Taylor trucks. Its seen here at the Marieville depot, which appeared to also serve as housing for the operator/agent on the second-f... (more)
Akron, IA is located in northwest Iowa right on the Iowa-South Dakota boarder. Here a small railroad own by a L. G. Everist, Inc., mainly moves ethanol and rock on their 90 mile ex-Milwaukee Road ... (more)
The Hawarden, IA to Sioux City, IA local rolls thru the small town of Westfield as they rolls south. Westfield is 6 miles from the end of D&I track at Elk Point, SD. There the D&I will use trackag... (more)
A couple old GP 9's rumble south with the local for Sioux City, IA. This job today has 62 cars, with 36 head cars for delivery to the BNSF and the rear 36 cars for delivery to the CN at Sioux City... (more)
With summer quickly approaching, I started looking through some old winter shots when I ran across this photo. NS 2856 leads a short local back to Vardo as a the snow intensifies. The GP38AC is no... (more)
South bound to Denver, Pa
Frogeyes with a caboose are tied down in the siding at East Cabin.