All ready for their next turn to Chabuga!
One that almost got away. Would the sun set before the train arrived? It did, but the resultant pink glow made for a pleasing effect.
Five minutes to sunset at Tunnel Four!
At the end of the day, the Reshui viaduct was always a great place to be and the hotel and dinner were only 5 minutes away! Wait for the caboose, then head for dinner!
At the end of the day, the Reshui viaduct was always a great place to be and the hotel and dinner were only 5 minutes away! A pair of QJ's cross on their way up to the Jing Peng Pass.
It's minus 25 degrees Farenheit (-32C) as a pair of QJ's cross the curved viaduct by the brickworks, on their climb to the sumit of the Jing Peng Pass.
Two pairs of QJ's meet at Jing Peng Station, with Jing Peng City glinting in the background. The arriving set will take water, then begin the climb to Jing Peng Pass, while the other pair heads w... (more)
With all the great QJ shots from Iowa, I thought I would reach back for one of my very first shots of a QJ, taken early on a freezing cold morning. 6996 is waiting at the summit of Jing Peng Pass... (more)
Mitch posted a shot of a QJ driver being worked on from the outside, John West posted a shot of a QJ driver being worked on from above, so here's one from the inside (the worker, that is)!
Here's something you probably won't see in Iowa!
I believe this car, which slipped past on River Drive as I took this picture, is older than the steam engines above it.
QJ doubleheaded freight pulls into the Iowa City yard.
6988 puts on a show for the fans at Sheffield on her way back west.
After a quick pause at the old Silvis shops complex, sacred ground to Rock Island faithful, the QJ/MILW 261 triple-header thunders into the afternoon sun.