Record flooding in the Midwest during the spring of 2019. SOO 4448 navigates the floodwaters through Port Byron, Illinois.
Two Union Pacific GEVOs and 2 CP ECOs pull a rather lengthy B73 local over the IAIS - CP transfer track in Davenport.
CP 2202 brings up the rear on an empty ballast train. The day before, this train went north dropping ballast along the Nitrin subdivision for a major track rehab project.
A pair of Soo Line GP38-2s pull a cut of tank cars out of LPG Services at the northern end of the Nitrin Sub.
SOO 4410 on the B73 Nitrin Local switches Plaines LPG Services at the northern end of the Nitrin Sub.
CP's B73 local rolls out its final miles on the Nitrin Sub passing the Quad Cities Exelon Generation Station just north of Cordova.
Canadian Pacific's B73 "Nitrin Job" is seen rolling across the Illinois farmland just north of Cordova, IL with a pair of SOO Line GP38-2s. What was once a fleet of 68 units has dwindled... (more)
CP's "Nitrin Job" heads north along the Mississippi River through the small town of Port Byron. Todays train hosts a pair of Soo Line GP38-2s and eight cars to serve the three industries just nort... (more)
Canadian Pacific's B73 local, commonly known as the Nitrin Job, finds the early morning sun at MP 4 just east of Hampton, IL. Todays train has a pair of SOO Line GP38-2s and 8 tank cars to serve t... (more)
Nitrin job passes thru 44th street with some nice blue & yellow power! It was nice to FINALLY see something than those ugly GP9s on this train for once!
Two ex-Soo GP9's hauling 6 SD40-2's over to NRE in Silvis along with 11 cars of local work are climbing up the interchange track and onto the Iowa Interstate for a run through Davenport and to cro... (more)
The Nitrin Job heads out of Port Byron right along the Mississippi River bank on its way back to Nahant.
The Nitrin Job passes the old Warsaw Rock Island and Galena Railroad in Port Byron.
The Nitrin Job heads south through downtown Port Byron.
The Nitrin Job heads south through Cordova.