Oil trains are becoming more frequent on the C&I as proven by Norfolk Southern's S&A heritage unit #1065 leading an empty back home for a refill.
The Peavine's Santa Fe heritage shines through as BNSF's Chicago-Phoenix intermodal passes over AZ Highway 89 at Paulden.
The Phoenix Z train pops out of the bowl at Skull Valley on the Peavine.
Two different transcons in view as a westbound Z-train ducks under Interstate 40 on the Seligman sub.
Illinois Terminal heritage unit NS #1072 lead the Galesburg-Grand Forks manifest at Osborn.
Challenger #3985 pulls an NRHS Convention special southbound on the former C&EI.
The East train pulls through the John Deere Commons area of downtown Moline, headed for Silvis Yard.
#271 rolls northbound into the south end of Nahant Yard behind a red dipped former Soo SD60.
NS' D32 train takes a ride westbound on the ex-Nickel Plate. Upon arrival at Good Yard in Bloomington, the crew will take this train's counterpart back to Decatur.
BNSF's Clinton local comes into the east side of Iowa Interstate's Rock Island yard, led by an 8600-series GE still looking nice in H1 dress.
The Sunday run of the Nebraska Zephyr departs CUS. Making good time, this train will hit Galesburg in just under three hours.
The Nebraska Zephyr weaves it's way westbound through Buda with an Illinois Railway Museum-Amtrak excursion.
Having just crossed the Mississippi River, NS' Reading heritage unit #1067 steps into Iowa for the first time with an empty bucket train.
A pair of NS heritage locomotives pull a coal empty westbound on the Ottumwa Sub.
A Seattle-Chicago Z train approaches the east switch at Stratford on BNSF's Aurora Sub.