BNSF Rock Island Local is about to depart Bettendorf for the other side of the Mississippi at Rock Island.
The Engineer on West Side Lumber #9 contemplates his next run at Mount Pleasant,IA.......this Shay now runs on the Georgetown Loop RR in Colorado.
As the SP caboose begins to clear the ex-WP mainline a crew member of the UP3293 west will flag it across the SP main at Niles Junction Tower.
Freight pool caboose at Portage Yard circa mid 70's......The small door to the right of the bay window was for the loading and unloading of ice and coal and for removing ash from the coal stove. T... (more)