The first of three trains today gets under way crossing the Animas River as it departs Durango.
CORP 4074 is seen approaching the siding at Robertson splitting the old Rock Island search lights just east of the siding. The train will be put away here in the siding so the crew can cab to an e... (more)
The pair of CORP SD40T-2s working on the KYLE bracket the G&W painted MK5000 from the Utah Railway as the short train heads west through Prairie Dog State Park just west of Norton, KS.
After lining the spring switch from the single track to Main 4, M338 with a C40-8M, SD40-2W, C40-8M killer consist passes the style G signal guarding the single track at Broadview. While PTC progr... (more)
At 3:05am, CSX 8531 north is seen breaking the silence as it leads IG4BP through downtown Lemont, IL.
Eastbound ethanol train rolls over the IHB main at Broadview.
LPJ05 makes its return trip from Troy Grove headed north on the branch line across the farmlands of north central Illinois.
LPJ05 makes its return trip from Troy Grove headed north on the branch line splitting the elevators at Rollo, IL.
MMTPR UP 7250 east dodges the early morning shadows as its splits the C&NW style search lights at Cortland, IL.
Definitely a different scene since last time I was here with the platform between the UP mains being developed. Also, the NS transfer train IG4AH began running a few months ago which gives us the ... (more)
NKP 765 storms through the Rock Island signal bridge at Robbins with the Joliet Rocket on Fathers Day.
BNSF 2732 runs its wheels off assisting #4 from Albuquerque to Chicago as it rolls out its final 11 miles blasting through Riverside just before sunset.
CP Tec Train heads south on the seldomly photographed Beverly Branch of the Rock Island District at 99th Street.
CP's Geometry Train is seen testing Metra's Rock Island District as it heads south by 16th Street Tower.
The CP Geometry Train is seen shoving northbound through Chicago Ridge on the Metra's Southwest District heading back for the city. Once completed they will head over to the Rock Island District f... (more)