Dakota and Iowa's northbound road train is passing thru Jefferson SD with about 100 empty cars.
An interesting collection of power sits on the Carbondale IL ready tracks. ICG 6040 is ex Rock Island 4790, one of 8 SD40-2's acquired when the Rock Island folded a year earlier. The 1400 was the... (more)
This ICG coal train is ready to depart the Peabody mine at Freeburg, IL with a GP11 on the point. 8718 was originally built as New Haven GP9 1224 and also worked for PC, CR, and MBTA before coming... (more)
An ICG train departs East St. Louis. The Paducah built SD20 was rebuilt from a UP SD24.
I was surprised when I found a former Frisco GP switching cars on the Philadelphia waterfront in 1980. The engine numbers are painted out on the cab but the paint scheme is otherwise untouched. Th... (more)
Frisco power populates the service track on Labor Day in 1980, 3 months before the end of the railroad. BN acquired the RR around December 1, 1980.
A Springfield bound train along I-44 and just a few minutes after departing Lindenwood yard, St. Louis, MO. The SD45 shows off the unique L-shaped windshield option that only a few roads went for.... (more)
A stop while driving from Fort Worth to KC between training assignments netted this view at Frisco's Cherokee yard service track in 1980. The Frisco SD45's had the L shaped windshield that only a ... (more)
Union Pacific train MROAS passes the town of Red Cliff, CO. on DRGW's Tennessee Pass a few months before the Pass was shut down.
A local train awaits a crew in front of the Texarkana AR/TX yardmasters tower. Power for the local is 2 ex Rock Island GP38-2's.
BNSF "goat boats" pass the East Glacier Park station as they climb the east slope of Marias Pass. The station is still a stop for Amtrak's #7 and #8, the Empire Builder.
A "Z" train aproaches Missouri Valley shortly after the second main track was added after the C&NW was acquired by Union Pacific.
A westbound crosses the BNSF diamonds at Rochelle, IL.
Long Island Railroad C420's are dragging cars over the mini-hump in LIRR's Yard A in the view from Honeywell St. viaduct. Meanwhile, the Amtrak service tracks in Sunnyside Yard are filled with GG... (more)
A Kansas City Southern haulage grain train out of Council Bluffs IA, here seen on the BNSF at Waverly, NE, will ride BNSF rails to Kansas City where it will return to home rails again.