I'm not sure if BN started this or it was the BNSF, but a couple days of the week there was a super hot Chicago to St. Paul UPS train that ran. The train was never very big, but ran extra over the... (more)
If I remember right, the MRL got power in position for the IMRL startup. While the final stages were going on some of this power ran off miles on the BNSF. Here an eastbound BNSF freight has just ... (more)
A second section of stack train #7 kicks up snow as they make their way into East Dubuque. The train is about 120 miles from the next crew change point at LaCrosse, WI. This train traditionally op... (more)
In a snow storm, BNSF train #2 fights the elements as they departed East Dubuque bound for Chicago. The train is couple miles south of East Dubuque on the Aurora Sub between LaCrosse, WI and Auror... (more)
Snowy Day in March the BNSF has a stack train heads off east towards Chicago. The train has just departed East Dubuque with the standard power for back in 1997, pair of SD40's. They look good exce... (more)
Westbound Chicago to Dayton Bluffs autos begin to slow up for the 25 mph permanent thru East Dubuque. Train is seen here couple miles south of East Dubuque at MP 182 on the BNSF Aurora Sub.
The MRL kept power roaming on the BNSF early 1998 with the startup of IMRL to keep it in position for the startup. Here a pair of flares power this autorack train towards Chicago as it passes theu... (more)
A loaded IEI coal train is putting half their train away in the center siding at East Dubuque, before spotting the other half at IEI Barge Terminal, about 3 miles south of here. In 1993 this track... (more)
It's 5:55pm on a warm July day as the normal BN westbound evening hotshot approaches East Dubuque, IL on main 1. The train has a brand new rebuild SP on the point tonight. SP units didnt look like... (more)
338 is getting their 66 cars up to speed on main one as they past over the detector at MP 182 on the BNSF. The CN runs over the BNSF tracks from East Dubuque to Portage, near Galena, IL. Heavy sno... (more)
Heavy snow falls as this eastbound manifest train accelerates out of East Dubuque. 2 Dash 9's power this short manifest train past the IEI Barge Terminal couple miles south of East Dubuque.