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Butch Getz's Collection
 
7/26/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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NS 8176
Title:  NS 8176
Description:  Looking at them head on from the crossing. Both are tied down, waiting NS rews.
Photo Date:  6/24/2017  Upload Date: 6/26/2017 9:49:12 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  NS 8176(ES44AC) NS 1133(SD70ACe)
Views:  19   Comments: 1
NS 8176-4020-1133
Title:  NS 8176-4020-1133
Description:  The A&S crew will emerge shortly from the 1133, which had just rolled up at this point.
Photo Date:  6/24/2017  Upload Date: 6/26/2017 9:46:49 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 8176(ES44AC) NS 4020(AC44C6M) NS 1133(SD70ACe)
Views:  32   Comments: 1
NS 4020
Title:  NS 4020
Description:  An even cleaner rebuild, I believe the second photo of this unit on RRPA. Rebuilt from NS 8818 4/17
Photo Date:  6/24/2017  Upload Date: 6/26/2017 9:48:31 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 4020(AC44C6M)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
NS 8176
Title:  NS 8176
Description:  Nice and clean NS unit sits at Mitchell, waiting for a crew.
Photo Date:  6/24/2017  Upload Date: 6/26/2017 9:45:11 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 8176(ES44AC)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
Bloomers.....
Title:  Bloomers.....
Description:  All the Bloomers at Gibson City are also parked.
Photo Date:  5/29/2017  Upload Date: 6/10/2017 8:31:22 PM
Location:  Gibson City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BLOL 7504(GP10) BLOL 7561(GP10) BLOL 7591(GP9)
Views:  19   Comments: 0
Another nice find........
Title:  Another nice find........
Description:  Another surprise was this ex DMIR unit, which, according to other photos on this site, is working in the Riverdale IL area.....
Photo Date:  5/29/2017  Upload Date: 6/7/2017 5:52:12 PM
Location:  Watseka, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  IBCX 813(SD-M)
Views:  14   Comments: 0
And they are on the way........
Title:  And they are on the way........
Description:  Iowa Interstate leads a quad of engines as it leaves Wesley East. This makes my second ever IAIS engine, and my sixth different 60E
Photo Date:  5/28/2017  Upload Date: 6/4/2017 6:26:37 PM
Location:  Creve Coeur, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  IAIS 506(ES44AC) NS 7025(SD60E)
Views:  24   Comments: 1
Passing at the station.
Title:  Passing at the station.
Description:  One mixer headed out, and one arriving, as a railfan looks on.
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/4/2017 7:13:08 AM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5410(C44-9W)
Views:  29   Comments: 1
BCOL 4641
Title:  BCOL 4641
Description:  This unit might be a bit unusual for this area.......
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/4/2017 7:12:07 AM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BCOL 4641(C44-9WL)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
MVPX 3104
Title:  MVPX 3104
Description:  This was a nice surprise on this trip, but cannot find much info on it
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 7:26:38 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  MVPX 3104(SD40-2)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
BNSF 4436
Title:  BNSF 4436
Description:  Another stacker racing it's way to Galeburg and beyond...
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 7:25:17 PM
Location:  Cameron, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4436(C44-9W) NS 8808(C40-9)
Views:  28   Comments: 1
Nothing but trailers........
Title:  Nothing but trailers........
Description:  If I remember correctly, ET was pulling no stacks on this train...
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 6:46:44 PM
Location:  Dallas City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 3918(ET44C4)
Views:  45   Comments: 1
The pink hopper....
Title:  The pink hopper....
Description:  This seems to be the first photo of this unit on RRPA
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 6:41:35 PM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  32   Comments: 0
Off the bridge at Fort Madison
Title:  Off the bridge at Fort Madison
Description:  Our first UP powered train, coming off the bridge.
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 6:38:42 PM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  UP 2524(AC45CCTE) UP 6146(AC44CW)
Views:  39   Comments: 0
From the walkway...
Title:  From the walkway...
Description:  Caught this tank train from the overhead, coming into Fort Madison.
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 6:36:42 PM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6708(ES44C4)
Views:  43   Comments: 1
On the way after a crew change...
Title:  On the way after a crew change...
Description:  Four on the point of one of many intermodals this day.
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:52:16 PM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7532(ES44DC)
Views:  33   Comments: 1
Getting ready to move....in the morning fog.
Title:  Getting ready to move....in the morning fog.
Description:  They would cutoff the two rear units, and pick up some stacks in the yard. We would see 6661 at Dallas City later....
Photo Date:  5/27/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:49:19 PM
Location:  Fort Madison, IA
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 6661(ES44C4)
Views:  37   Comments: 0
Switching completed, and heading for the yard...
Title:  Switching completed, and heading for the yard...
Description:  The A-B set has finished working Huber, and is now headed for the yard, passing their associates.
Photo Date:  5/26/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:32:17 PM
Location:  Quincy, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BJRY 1513B(SW1200) BJRY 1513A(SW1500) BJRY 1607(GP16)
Views:  59   Comments: 1
Not in use today.....
Title:  Not in use today.....
Description:  At rest today.......
Photo Date:  5/26/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:31:08 PM
Location:  Quincy, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BJRY 1607(GP16) BJRY 1609(GP16)
Views:  44   Comments: 0
Still switching.....
Title:  Still switching.....
Description:  This was the last bunch of cars they would pick before hitting the main to get a few others.
Photo Date:  5/26/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:30:02 PM
Location:  Quincy, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BJRY 1513A(SW1500) BJRY 1513B(SW1200)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
Working Dyno.....
Title:  Working Dyno.....
Description:  This train had the main fouled for a bit as they did some switching.
Photo Date:  5/26/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:25:24 PM
Location:  Clarksville, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 2660(GP39-3)
Views:  37   Comments: 1
First train of the trip, a mixer.
Title:  First train of the trip, a mixer.
Description:  This trio was waiting at Burns, because the local was working at Louisiana....
Photo Date:  5/26/2017  Upload Date: 6/3/2017 5:24:07 PM
Location:  Clarksville, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  BNSF 4167(C44-9W)
Views:  27   Comments: 0
Outstanding in the field........
Title:  Outstanding in the field........
Description:  Looks as if the cars that cannot be fixed, will be dispatched on site.......
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/9/2017 7:14:04 PM
Location:  Foley, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Wreck
Locomotives: 
Views:  199   Comments: 1
Clean up at Foley continues.......
Title:  Clean up at Foley continues.......
Description:  Lots of coal to be retrieved, cars to cut up, track to be repaired......
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/9/2017 7:14:37 PM
Location:  Foley, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Wreck
Locomotives: 
Views:  189   Comments: 0
BNSF 8520
Title:  BNSF 8520
Description:  You can see how far down the sides of the engines the dump truck bounced.....
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/9/2017 7:08:47 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  BNSF 8520(SD70ACe)
Views:  204   Comments: 1
BNSF 5906 & 8520
Title:  BNSF 5906 & 8520
Description:  The damaged duo waits at Old Monroe after hitting a dump truck near Foley. Looks as if a small fire erupted as contact was made with the dump trucks tank.
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/9/2017 7:05:38 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  BNSF 5906(ES44AC) BNSF 8520(SD70ACe)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
BNSF 5906
Title:  BNSF 5906
Description:  Front view after hitting a dump truck at Foley MO.
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/9/2017 7:07:30 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  BNSF 5906(ES44AC)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
BNSF 5906 after the accident.....
Title:  BNSF 5906 after the accident.....
Description:  Lead engine sits at Old Monroe MO, after hitting a dump truck on 5-5-17
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/9/2017 7:06:28 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  BNSF 5906(ES44AC)
Views:  249   Comments: 1
The last catch on this coal drag......
Title:  The last catch on this coal drag......
Description:  We only caught this train at Woodlawn, because the local was switching at the EVWR diamond. But that allowed us to chase the local back to Centralia!
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 2:20:20 PM
Location:  Woodlawn, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8558(SD70ACe)
Views:  35   Comments: 1
The local hits the diamond....
Title:  The local hits the diamond....
Description:  The local hits the diamond on it's way back home.
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 1:36:08 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 625(C44-9W)
Views:  49   Comments: 1
A view from the top.....
Title:  A view from the top.....
Description:  A view from the 51 bridge......
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 1:32:48 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8558(SD70ACe) BNSF 9349(SD70ACe)
Views:  38   Comments: 1
No longer on hold...
Title:  No longer on hold...
Description:  Finally on the move, we would give chase, and catch it two more times.......
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 1:31:38 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8558(SD70ACe)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
Leaving the station.....
Title:  Leaving the station.....
Description:  This guy was about 45 minutes late coming out of the north. I don't think you would have to worry about giving up your seat here.....
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 1:30:19 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 32(P42DC)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
Also out there.....
Title:  Also out there.....
Description:  Wow, an actual IC in IC country......most everything IC is north....maybe it will get some attention..
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 1:27:24 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  IC 9608(GP38-2)
Views:  37   Comments: 0
A quick stop by the port.....
Title:  A quick stop by the port.....
Description:  Not much going on at the port today. Looks like they might be moving these hoppers later.
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 1:14:41 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  RRC 2064(GP40)
Views:  45   Comments: 1
The local headed back to Centralia....
Title:  The local headed back to Centralia....
Description:  A very weathered duo makes it ways back to Centralia, after visiting the EVWR
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 8:24:06 AM
Location:  Woodlawn, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 625(C44-9W) BNSF 654(C44-9W)
Views:  43   Comments: 0
The horseless one leads a stacker..
Title:  The horseless one leads a stacker..
Description:  The horseless one leads the stack train thru the city of Centralia IL.
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 8:18:56 AM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9374(C44-9W)
Views:  45   Comments: 1
An appropriate engine for 4-15-17
Title:  An appropriate engine for 4-15-17
Description:  NS 1040 on an intermodal thru Centralia Il.........
Photo Date:  4/15/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 8:13:49 AM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 1040(SD70ACe)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
A slight lean near Kissenger.........
Title:  A slight lean near Kissenger.........
Description:  The train has to come on the back side of that big hill, so I was able to get this slightly curvy photo...
Photo Date:  2/18/2017  Upload Date: 2/19/2017 7:00:07 PM
Location:  Kissenger, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  67   Comments: 2
Beat it to Burns........
Title:  Beat it to Burns........
Description:  Did not think I was going to make it. Clarksville has a single stop sign on the main drag. But the train also slowed. So I positioned myself at the far end of Burns siding for this shot.
Photo Date:  2/18/2017  Upload Date: 2/19/2017 6:57:12 PM
Location:  Clarksville, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4167(C44-9W) BNSF 5228(C44-9W) NS 6747(SD60I)
Views:  72   Comments: 1
Coming off the bridge......
Title:  Coming off the bridge......
Description:  As I was sitting river side, and eating some lunxch, I heard the scanner bark, and the bridgemaster (?) say lined and locked...so off I went to get this shot. The year on the bridge is good.
Photo Date:  2/18/2017  Upload Date: 2/19/2017 6:49:36 PM
Location:  Louisiana, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 3113(ES44AC-H) KCS 4160(SD70ACe)
Views:  136   Comments: 3
As the snow flurries fly by.......
Title:  As the snow flurries fly by.......
Description:  With it's long reach, no sapling or low ground cover escapes the cluthes of the Railavator!
Photo Date:  2/8/2017  Upload Date: 2/8/2017 11:03:30 PM
Location:  Kampville, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  41   Comments: 0
The return of the Railavator!
Title:  The return of the Railavator!
Description:  While trying to chase some trains on 1-25-17, came across the Railavator again, almost 2 years prior! This time it has a different head on it, for whacking trees!
Photo Date:  1/25/2017  Upload Date: 2/8/2017 10:59:11 PM
Location:  Seeburger, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  48   Comments: 0
Man, could I get the yard cut faster with one of these......
Title:  Man, could I get the yard cut faster with one of these......
Description:  The bushwacker, with it's legs extended, used by the COLT, in Columbia MO.
Photo Date:  12/23/2016  Upload Date: 1/6/2017 10:00:50 AM
Location:  Columbia, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  93   Comments: 1
Patchy in the fog.........
Title:  Patchy in the fog.........
Description:  Patchy on the point of this stacker4, thru Carrollton MO.........
Photo Date:  12/24/2016  Upload Date: 12/31/2016 9:13:59 PM
Location:  Carrollton, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6255(AC44CW) CSX 5275(ES44DC)
Views:  63   Comments: 2
Switching at Jefferson City......
Title:  Switching at Jefferson City......
Description:  They did some switching with this rather long train, so at this point, it is backing up........
Photo Date:  12/23/2016  Upload Date: 12/31/2016 9:11:06 PM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8651(SD70ACe) UP 3790(SD70M)
Views:  52   Comments: 1
The duo together.....
Title:  The duo together.....
Description:  Here we have the crashed pair in the same shot.......you guess the speed!
Photo Date:  12/23/2016  Upload Date: 12/25/2016 11:07:20 AM
Location:  Centralia, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Wreck
Locomotives:  NS 5037(GP38-2)
Views:  256   Comments: 2
How fast were they going?
Title:  How fast were they going?
Description:  Close up ground level view shows the aftermath and related pieces....
Photo Date:  12/23/2016  Upload Date: 12/25/2016 11:05:31 AM
Location:  Centralia, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Wreck
Locomotives: 
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Holy cow!
Title:  Holy cow!
Description:  A side shot reveals the effect of the crash.........
Photo Date:  12/23/2016  Upload Date: 12/25/2016 11:03:20 AM
Location:  Centralia, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Wreck
Locomotives:  NS 5037(GP38-2)
Views:  311   Comments: 3
Now we are rolling........
Title:  Now we are rolling........
Description:  After helping the crew get to the train, and letting one train go by, this mixed freight is on it's way....
Photo Date:  12/7/2016  Upload Date: 12/11/2016 4:49:59 PM
Location:  Peruque, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Signal
Locomotives:  BNSF 9184(SD70ACe)
Views:  80   Comments: 2


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