Monday, September 18, 2023

Mama Deer and her babies

Deer and her babies decided to take a break from wandering the neighborhood. In the backyard of the Gignac’s.

Cedar Rapids, IA


Friday, September 1, 2023

August photo dump

August 31st-Super Blue Moon rising near 
Wheatland, IA

M338 with a pair of Illinois Central SD70’s-Galena, IL August 13, 2023

Signal installation at Edmore siding on the CPKC Marquette Sub north of Dubuque, IA. August 31, 2023.

August 31st-Pair of old AC4400CW CSXT’s leading a westbound empty ethanol train. Cedar Rapids, IA.


Thursday, July 20, 2023

EMD’s, searchlight and more

Red-headed Woodpecker at Columbus Junction, IA

CPKC 261 passes the southbound searchlight signals at Cotter South.

CPKC 260-17 crossing over the Iowa River from Fredonia to Columbus Junction, IA.

CPKC 260-17 at Ainsworth, IA

The American Queen Riverboat at Muscatine, IA

CPKC 2-260 passes the northbound searchlight signal at Cotter South.


Friday, July 7, 2023

Roots and Boots Tour

The Roots and Boots Tour came to the Buchanan County Fair Thursday night with Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Colin Raye. The trio took us back to the 1990’s with their big hits.

Photos in no particular order.

Colin Raye

Aaron Tippin

Sammy Kershaw brings Old Glory out during Aaron’s patriotic song.

The guys onstage at the beginning. They came back out at the end of the concert for a few more songs to close.

Sammy Kershaw 

Taken with iPhone 11. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Recent video posts on my YouTube channel

A Busy Wednesday on the CPKC in the Quad Cities

Crossover Trains at Fairfax, IA

UP Military Equipment Move-Fairfax, IA


Friday, May 12, 2023

Mississippi River Flooding 2023

CPKC 374 slowly passing through the floodwaters at Pleasant Creek south of Bellevue, IA.
April 30, 2023

CPKC 261 rolling by the riverfront of Muscatine as flooding threatens the area. That was as far as the river got.
May 3, 2023