CSXT 437 along with BNSF SD75 8251 in Warbonnet paint head North with the Castle Rock landmark in the background.
After hearing the horn blows and rattling of steel on steel off in the distance, southbound freight makes it's appearance on it's way towards Jones Point in the morning sun.
An empty coal train heads back to the mines after making a trip to Taft,FL.
Shortly after sunrise, CSXT southbound freight makes it's way through Iona Island with a couple extra engines in tow from north of the border in AMT (Agence Metropolitaine de Transport) 4117 a F40... (more)
A 9000 foot U703 passes thru Jesup on CN Dubuque Sub at MP 261, 13 miles east of Waterloo. CN-AC power is getting fairly common here in the past 2 weeks in Iowa, as seen here with 3 CN 2800's trai... (more)
A loaded ethanol train out of Arthur, IA, bound for the east coast via the CSXT at Chicago, IL, is parked at Hilltop for the night. CSXT isn't taking trains at Chicago due to winter weather issues... (more)
Destined for interchange with the CSXT in Chicago, and ultimately Philadelphia, PA, oil loads roll East behind an East Coast trio of GE's utilizing BNSF's newest Run-Through agreement which allows... (more)
Just what I like to see, EMD in front of GE although the GE AC60CW is one of my favorite locomotives. This a shot of the Q640 advancing from the siding at CP 203 onto the main One East Bound to Se... (more)
Lite power off a 633 empty ethanol train plow thru some snow at MP 109. This drift was busted thru by 471 only 4 hours ago, but strong northwest winds have snow piled back in again. This power is ... (more)
CSX 1542 comes into the yard on a fogy afternoon
An empty ethanol train bound for interchange with the Iowa Northern at Waterloo rolls over the sags between Jesup and Raymond. The train is 10 miles from the destination of Waterloo.
The location doesn't matter, of course, but the date is of some interest. When Richard D. ("Dick") Sanborn (then of CSX/Seaboard System) arranged to save the last ex-Clinchfield A-B-B-A set for sp... (more)
3132 trudges up the hill on track 1 at auto 24 with a very long Q161 holding him down.
N72 takes loads north on the street running of West Brownsville.