Sunday, July 25, 2021

IAIS 6988-Stretching Its “Legs”

IAIS 6988 East-West of Ladora, IA

Marengo, IA Westbound.

Steam Crew Photo Opportunity.

6988 and Grinnell Fire/Rescue Truck.

Video of the Chase:



Sunday, July 18, 2021

BCOL 4650, SD70ACU's and KCS 4110 with SOO 4448


BCOL 4650 second out on M33891

CP 475--CP 7057, 7044 North

CP 475--KCS 4110 with SOO 4448

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Recent photos/videos-July 2nd and July 7th

July 2, 2021
GTW 4914

GTW 4914 leading L56791 02

July 7, 2021
118-car SACR07

CP 7023 at Moravia, IA

CP 474-06 with CP 7023


Sunday, June 27, 2021

Galesburg RR Days 2021-Peck Park

Steel blocks heading to Barstow for the BNRock local, eventually heading to Arconic Steel in Davenport, IA.


Northern Sky Charters Dome car on the rear of the Eastbound SW Chief.

Kerosene lanterns used back in the day.

Part 1 from Peck Park

Part 2 from Peck Park

Part 3 from Peck Park


NS SD70ACC 1843 East-M338

M338-NS 1843 East (SD70ACC)


Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Foreign Leaders on the CN Dubuque Sub

KCS Belles leading M338 at Masonville, IA

NS Power on U705 at Masonville, IA

U703 had regular CN power… 

but this was third out. East of Manchester, IA.


Friday, June 11, 2021

50th Birthday At Chesterton plus Brandt Tie Train, Bluebonnet & Belles

KCS Belles leading 375.

A Wet Bluebonnet at Davenport, IA

50th Birthday At Chesterton, IN

Brandt Tie Train Plus KCS Belles on 375


Monday, June 7, 2021

EMDX Leasers On B39 & 473

EMDX 7203-Green Island, IA

CP 473 passing a farm outside of Forreston, IL

EMDX 7208-Savanna, IL


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

More new AC44CWM’s and some GTW’s

CP 8204 South-474-Fredonia, IA

CP 8207, newly activated rebuilt AC44CWM-4th out on train 475-Muscatine, IA

CP 8210-another activated AC44CWM as MidDPU on train 475-Muscatine, IA

CN M338 waiting for the bridge to close as CP 813 rolls by at Dubuque Jct in Dubuque.

CP 5041(SD30C-ECO) Northbound on B39-Dubuque, IA

GTW 5856, 4914 West-L565-Peosta, IA


Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Another AC44CWM’s First Revenue Pull

CP 8WOT with SD60-3 6304

KCS 4810 trailing on 474.

SOO 4448 working on 472’s cut at Nahant Yard.

CP 8170’s first revenue pull on 475 at Pleasant Valley, IA.


Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Chasing CP 5023 South SD30C-ECO

Washington, IA by the depot.

Ottumwa, IA @ CP Lawler

 On the way home I stopped by Eldon, IA to see Rock Island 1275.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

CP AC4400CWM’s

CP 8163

CP 8162

CP 8168

CP 8173

Video: A train of Shiny AC44CWM’s 


Wednesday, March 31, 2021

New CWM’s, Belles & A 2nd

CP 8159-Heinz 

CP 8164-Heinz 

CP 475: 8159 at Fairport, IA

CP 475: 8164 at Fairport, IA

CP 375 at Fruitland 

2-475 at Fruitland