Andy Fletcher Daily Blog
A Penn Central SD45 and SD40 Head to Pittsburgh From Chicago
Does your railroad or museum have equipment you would like drawn?
February 20th, 2018
Rio Grande California Zephyr 11"x17" signed poster
The Rio Grande Salt Lake City to Denver Portion of the Original California Zephyr
A Nickel Plate Road Piggy Back Train Heads From Chicago to Cleveland
A Rock Island Train Heads From Fort Worth to Kansas City
A Rock Island Freight Train behind an SD40-2 and a GP7 heads from Fort Worth to Kansas City. Today's train carries carloads of overalls from Williamson-Dickie, based out of Fort Worth.
As the lead GP30 passes by, we wave at a Cleveland bound Nickel Plate Road piggyback train making its way out of Chicago. Nickel Plate Road was an early pioneer in intermodal service, with its slogan "High Speed Service." Today's train carries a block of Midwest piggyback from the Chicago Great Western, as well as Santa Fe trailers making their way onto the Nickel Plate from the West Coast. Nickel Plate Road is part of today's Norfolk Southern