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5/24/2018
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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SOU 401
Title:  SOU 401
Description:  We have arrived in Monticello, and will be departing in about 15 minutes.............
Photo Date:  5/19/2018  Upload Date: 5/23/2018 6:30:40 PM
Location:  Monticello, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Station,Steam,Signal,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOU 401(2-8-0) MRMZ 401(2-8-0)
Views:  8   Comments: 0
SOU 401
Title:  SOU 401
Description:  Long side view shot of our train for the day.
Photo Date:  5/19/2018  Upload Date: 5/23/2018 6:28:47 PM
Location:  Monticello, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOU 401(2-8-0) MRMZ 401(2-8-0)
Views:  6   Comments: 0
A long look at Cisco........
Title:  A long look at Cisco........
Description:  Good sized elevator complex, ex IC depot in the distance, and the duo waiting for work: http://omnitrax.com/our-company/our-railroads/decatur-central-railroad-llc/
Photo Date:  5/19/2018  Upload Date: 5/23/2018 6:23:04 PM
Location:  Cisco, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Station,Track
Locomotives:  GMTX 2214(GP38-2) GMTX 2227(GP38-2)
Views:  9   Comments: 0
Terminal Railroad duo at work........
Title:  Terminal Railroad duo at work........
Description:  Pulling a string of coil & coke cars out of Granite City Steel, along with TRRA 2001 on point.
Photo Date:  4/14/2018  Upload Date: 4/15/2018 7:28:56 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2008(GP38-3)
Views:  36   Comments: 2
Sluggo & Eco..........
Title:  Sluggo & Eco..........
Description:  First time that I have caught this duo. There are 4 other photos of this pair on this site, hooked to empties for now. The second unit is a GP59ECO, and will have to catch it out in the open soon.
Photo Date:  4/14/2018  Upload Date: 4/14/2018 11:41:24 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 625(Road Slug) NS 4662(UNKNOWN)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
Moving some product...
Title:  Moving some product...
Description:  Before the next batch of rain it, TRRA 2001 pulls a batch of coil & coke cars from Granite City steel.
Photo Date:  4/14/2018  Upload Date: 4/14/2018 11:40:19 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 2001(GP38-3)
Views:  42   Comments: 2
Something must have been mighty hungry!
Title:  Something must have been mighty hungry!
Description:  I've heard of taking a bite out of crime, but this is a bit bigger than that.
Photo Date:  3/17/2018  Upload Date: 3/17/2018 7:52:00 PM
Location:  DeSoto, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Wreck
Locomotives: 
Views:  57   Comments: 0
She's done!
Title:  She's done!
Description:  Looking real spiffy after the recent paint and decal work, as it sits out in the cold on Sunday!
Photo Date:  2/4/2018  Upload Date: 2/5/2018 8:47:11 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PHRR 1403(MP15AC) RRC 1403(MP15AC) UPY 1403(MP15AC)
Views:  160   Comments: 2
Ace's on the front.....
Title:  Ace's on the front.....
Description:  Only train caught while fanning after a recent hobby show.
Photo Date:  1/27/2018  Upload Date: 1/31/2018 2:29:00 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8448(SD70ACe)
Views:  42   Comments: 3
Get out the sun glasses!!!!!!
Title:  Get out the sun glasses!!!!!!
Description:  Former UP unit, now sporting the safety yellow paint.......if you can't see this one, you need help! Still needs some logos to be applied.
Photo Date:  12/16/2017  Upload Date: 12/16/2017 5:50:58 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RRC Y1403(MP15AC) RRC 1403(MP15AC)
Views:  148   Comments: 1
Looking west.....
Title:  Looking west.....
Description:  The last light of the day, along with the mooing of the cows in the area, wrap up our trip.
Photo Date:  11/24/2017  Upload Date: 11/28/2017 7:05:25 PM
Location:  La Plata, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  113   Comments: 1
Rounding the curve...
Title:  Rounding the curve...
Description:  With a little lean into it, this mostly pigs heads it's way west....
Photo Date:  11/24/2017  Upload Date: 11/28/2017 7:03:58 PM
Location:  La Plata, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6329(ES44AC)
Views:  103   Comments: 3
Passing a parked train...
Title:  Passing a parked train...
Description:  Also passing a parked train on it's way to La Plata.
Photo Date:  11/24/2017  Upload Date: 11/28/2017 6:59:13 PM
Location:  Gibbs, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 8200(ES44C4)
Views:  104   Comments: 2
Stacks & racks...
Title:  Stacks & racks...
Description:  A stacks & racks train makes it's way toward La Plata after passing the parked train at the crest of the hill.
Photo Date:  11/24/2017  Upload Date: 11/28/2017 6:57:42 PM
Location:  Gibbs, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6967(ES44C4)
Views:  132   Comments: 4
Pusher thru Gibb....
Title:  Pusher thru Gibb....
Description:  An E on the front, and an E on the rear, as it pushes thru Gibb siding.
Photo Date:  10/7/2017  Upload Date: 10/8/2017 7:45:19 PM
Location:  Peruque, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5984(ES44AC)
Views:  18   Comments: 0
Nothing but coal too.....
Title:  Nothing but coal too.....
Description:  This one was showing coming out of STL on ATCS, so I knew I could get ahead of it. Opted for Hwy C, just off of B to get this shot.
Photo Date:  10/7/2017  Upload Date: 10/8/2017 7:44:12 PM
Location:  Peruque, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5969(ES44AC)
Views:  28   Comments: 1
My solo shot in Ohio, so far.
Title:  My solo shot in Ohio, so far.
Description:  While tracking to Eldora on Saturday evening, I spotted this unit with a few cars. So when we left on Sunday, we made our way to it, and this is as close as I could get!
Photo Date:  9/24/2017  Upload Date: 10/3/2017 5:32:39 PM
Location:  Celina, OH
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Signal,Track
Locomotives:  RJCR 1731(GP16)
Views:  101   Comments: 2
UP 3043
Title:  UP 3043
Description:  The new unit from the front end.
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/7/2017 11:14:20 AM
Location:  Claysville, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 3043(SD70AH-T4)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
UP 3043
Title:  UP 3043
Description:  New beast as a DPU on a coal drag.
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/7/2017 11:04:48 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 3043(SD70AH-T4)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
CT 1 on Sunday
Title:  CT 1 on Sunday
Description:  The Colts switcher keeps on ticking, as it waits for Tuesday mornings assignment.
Photo Date:  9/3/2017  Upload Date: 9/7/2017 11:03:25 AM
Location:  Columbia, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CT 1(SW1200) COLT 1(SW1200)
Views:  50   Comments: 1
Let us give you a ride.....
Title:  Let us give you a ride.....
Description:  After talking to a rr employee on sight, the guy thought he was in St Louis, so that's why he exited the DPU.
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/4/2017 9:55:51 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  144   Comments: 3
Time for the cuffs.....
Title:  Time for the cuffs.....
Description:  Time for the chrome plating to go on....
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/4/2017 9:55:05 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  175   Comments: 1
The officer has cleared the occupant from the coal car...
Title:  The officer has cleared the occupant from the coal car...
Description:  All in a days work......
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/4/2017 9:54:19 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  139   Comments: 0
Let me give you a helping hand
Title:  Let me give you a helping hand
Description:  After exiting the DPU, he headed for the last coal car to hide in......
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/4/2017 9:52:47 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  167   Comments: 3
Looks like just a normal crew change, but who is the guy with no vest on?
Title:  Looks like just a normal crew change, but who is the guy with no vest on?
Description:  Who is that guy without the vest? He was riding in the new DPU...crew has noticed him as well.
Photo Date:  9/2/2017  Upload Date: 9/4/2017 9:50:49 AM
Location:  Jefferson City, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7859(ES44AC) UP 3043(SD70AH-T4)
Views:  242   Comments: 3
A fond farewell from Foley.....
Title:  A fond farewell from Foley.....
Description:  Notching it up a bit more, as they move on past the quarry at Foley.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 3:12:51 PM
Location:  Foley, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  48   Comments: 0
A slightly overpowered local....
Title:  A slightly overpowered local....
Description:  Looks like some on loan power is leading the local back toward northerrn parts today, and broke up the cfoal drag consortium.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 3:12:05 PM
Location:  Foley, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8772(C40-9)
Views:  56   Comments: 2
Not wasting any time.......
Title:  Not wasting any time.......
Description:  The empty flies past the full train at Burns siding on the Hanninbal sub. Like those heat waves!
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 3:09:55 PM
Location:  Clarksville, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6125(ES44AC) BNSF 5677(AC44CW)
Views:  90   Comments: 3
Out of Elsberry.....
Title:  Out of Elsberry.....
Description:  I was able to get ahead of it at Elsberry, and went a bit beyond.......
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 3:06:48 PM
Location:  Elsberry, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5904(ES44AC)
Views:  53   Comments: 2
Coming into Old Monroe........
Title:  Coming into Old Monroe........
Description:  This is the train that had the green board at Gib....empty coal drag.
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 3:04:36 PM
Location:  Old Monroe, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5904(ES44AC)
Views:  55   Comments: 1
Parked, but something is coming....
Title:  Parked, but something is coming....
Description:  No crew in this parked train at Gibb. Would not be the only parked train of the day. But I do have hope, per the green light.....
Photo Date:  8/12/2017  Upload Date: 8/15/2017 3:03:28 PM
Location:  Peruque, MO
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Track
Locomotives:  BNSF 9217(SD70ACe)
Views:  60   Comments: 1
Notching it up a bit...........
Title:  Notching it up a bit...........
Description:  As the sun settles, and needing to get moving, the engineer notches it up, a bit!
Photo Date:  7/29/2017  Upload Date: 7/30/2017 9:00:34 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7841(AC45CCTE)
Views:  50   Comments: 1
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:  72   Comments: 2
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:  70   Comments: 2
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:  77   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:  119   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:  98   Comments: 1
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:  45   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:  53   Comments: 2
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:  70   Comments: 2
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:  90   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:  118   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:  73   Comments: 2
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:  102   Comments: 2
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:  87   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:  97   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:  91   Comments: 2
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:  70   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:  80   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:  159   Comments: 1


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