A westbound empty coal train is about 11 miles from Creston. Here the train snakes out of the Grand River Valley in south-central Iowa near Afton. The SD70MAC's have an uncertain future. Early in ... (more)
In 1991 EMD and BN jumped into the AC technology. EMD built 4 SD60MAC's prototype units for the BN to test out and were painted in a modified BN scheme. Tests proved successful and paved the road ... (more)
An eastbound coal train works east at sunset towards Galesburg. the train is currently between Ottumwa and Burlington in south-central Iowa. The SD70MAC's have an uncertain future. Early in 2017 o... (more)
BNSF 2005 and 2 other geeps lead the local out of Galesburg.
It is not too unusual for Amtrak to roundup slow moving coal trains on the Ottumwa Sub east of Creston. Back old days they had to do it most times between Halpin and Ottumwa due to the lack of CTC... (more)
Eastbound California Zephyr passes under the BNSF Chili Sub at Cameron,IL..
Eastbound OCS flies under the BNSF Chilicothe Sub at Cameron,IL..
Hard to believe that these Dash 8's were built in 1990-1992 for high speed intermodal trains for the Santa Fe. Now days alot of them are off the BNSF roster or in local service. Far away from the ... (more)
Understand last night's tornado 7-16-15 changed the look of downtown Cameron destroying these grain storage bins and numerous other properties in town.