First Test Run! of "Bright Blue" a Brightline Trainset commences out of the WPB facility for tests on the FEC. This is a historic first for the area as this venture is privately funded.
The Iowa Interstate Railroad's second Rock Island inspired locomotive sits outside the facility that painted it, Mid-America Car, as one of their plant switchers goes about its business. I have t... (more)
The "Foamer Express" as dubbed by the Iowa Interstate crews this afternoon. The 516 on its first revenue run leaves Rock Island yard with the Abby Station in the background.
A little mid-winter excitement! Railfans gathered all over the CSX River Line on Wednesday, 12/28/2016 as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bound K142 had BNSF 758 (C44-9W) lead south with its war (faux)... (more)
IAIS 516 and 512 handle the east train through downtown Moline.
ATSF 8069 has been repainted in the Kodachrome scheme as it waits in the siding for an opposing train to pass. Koadachrome's were fairly common in the Matfield Green area of Kansas in 1989.
Eastbound IAIS 516 passes Willy White 1902.
Southern 8099, Norfolk Southern's second Heritage locomotive, leads train 38Q through Northeast Tennessee enroute to Roanoke from Knoxville. This is its maiden run in revenue service. Casey Thom... (more)
Santa Fe 800 East crosses the Colorado River at Topock.