Solid black IC consists were the new normal in the early 2000's once CN took over. The IC SD40's seem to be the main stay power for Iowa, along with a few SD70's. CN power wasn't as common, and if... (more)
IC #6259 leads a southbound freight train through the switch tender/connection with the KCS in Jackson, MS. Photo Date Unknown, sometime in 2003/2004.
Some late afternoon thundershowers have just cleared the area...just in time to light IC 6259,WC 2001,IC 3106 as they depart N. Fond du Lac with the Wisconsin Rapids train.
GHOST TRAIN! After a derailment at LP forced the closure of the SB IR Sub from Waldo to Two Harbors, empties get rolling again through a nice little spot I discovered. Little did I know a short 3... (more)
GHOST TRAIN! After a derailment at LP forced the closure of the SB IR Sub from Waldo to Two Harbors, empties get rolling again. little did I know a short 3 weeks later both of these engines would ... (more)
When I first saw this train I was rather distraught as for some reason the train we were supposed to be watching had taken the other line out of town. Once I realized we were hosed, I still couldn... (more)
Even though its June, the taconite pelletes in a Two Harbors bound ore train steam away as the Illinois Central 6259 heads east at Gilberts, Minnesota on Saturday afternoon June 19, 2010, along ... (more)
About a half hour into their trip from leaving the Minorca mine a trio of Death Stars pull the taconite loads bound for Two Harbors. Darth Vader would have been proud seeing three Death Stars.
A T-Bird pulls 100 loads of raw taconite out of Largo to begin the ten mile trip to the processing plant.
Switching cars at the end of the day.
A pair of IC SD40s lead a CN autorack train south through Charlotte. Happy Thanksgiving!
Local L54691 20 with 97 cars heads south through Belleville, IL
Manifest Train from Waterloo, IA to Centralia, IL.
CN/WC Northbound Local Freight Train L- 6061 at Ackerville, Wisconsin with an IC SD40-3 leading a WC SD45 & a CN GP38-2