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Butch Getz's Collection
 
11/18/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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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:  5   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:  14   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:  46   Comments: 1
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:  41   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:  31   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:  25   Comments: 0
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:  118   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:  136   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:  104   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:  133   Comments: 2
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:  173   Comments: 2
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:  28   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:  34   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:  49   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:  30   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:  27   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:  36   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:  33   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:  50   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:  49   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:  51   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:  75   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:  30   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:  25   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:  34   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:  42   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:  54   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:  74   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:  43   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:  60   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:  50   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:  58   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:  64   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:  46   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:  52   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:  113   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:  65   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:  107   Comments: 1
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:  55   Comments: 2
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:  43   Comments: 1
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:  226   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:  219   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:  225   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:  219   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:  219   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:  282   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:  44   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:  77   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:  79   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:  59   Comments: 0


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