An eastbound Union Pacific coal drag labors through Geneva, Illinois. The locomotives are adding to the poor air quality that is obscuring the setting sun.
237 heads west out of Brewster with the Wheeling's pair of DRGW painted tunnel motors providing the muscle. The attractive duo are enroute to an interchange with CSX in Willard.
For the past few years, daylight runs of FCEN on CFRC have been limited to MOW extras....but today, the regular interchange is heading south first thing in the morning. Originating in Plymouth, i... (more)
The Empire Builder has cleared the switch at Division St and throttles up to track speed.
NS 9485 smokes it up as it rounds the curve at Johnson Quarters just West of Pelahatchie, MS. Here she leads the daily I-DAAT (intermodal Dallas (Wylie), TX to Atlanta, GA.
BNSF 1952 (SD40-2) shuffles a string of oil cans at a small yard in north Denver.
You are looking at the return, loaded, move of a Utah Ry. crude oil train. It had come east from Provo earlier in the day with a train of empty tank cars, which it set out at Martin Yard. They the... (more)
Metra 200 departs out of Brookfield with a outbound train.
Looking more like NKP 765, WNYP 638 is about to crest Keating summit as the big MLW leads two other units and 25 hoppers south to the NS interchange at Driftwood.
On Mondays there are 2 switch crews based int he yard at Waterloo. Both jobs normally leave after 5pm to go out and do industry work around Waterloo. Even the yard is fairly empty 3 jobs are int h... (more)
NS 123 roars south with a short train after a brief stop in Lockland, a old pair consisting of a SD60 and a ex Conrail C40-8W provide the power.
Amtrak 601 battles through the smoke of a just passed
BN E8. Only the steam at the rear end of the SDP40F is
produced from this engine
GP60s 9609,9702, SD40T-2 8540 and SD50 CSX 8558 wait for a westbound to pass.
With no other opposing traffic for 40 miles, the Day Gas accelerates out of Plains as they head the long way back to Missoula.
GTW 5857 does its best Alco impression as it thunders up Byron hill with the Quad Graphics local.