This BNSF train is running on the UP Chester Sub near Columbia, Illinois.
An eagle circles overhead as UP 2002 moves at 10 mph past the stopped AARASX train at Bottom Road near Columbia, Illinois.
This Union Pacific auto rack train is headed south on one of the massive levies along the Mississippi River in Illinois south of St. Louis.
A single UP locomotive is pulling a long train, but still managing to pick up speed headed south on the Chester Sub near Columbia, Illinois.
This heavy train had three mid-train DPUs heading south at Bottom Road.
A high/wide load pulled by an SD70M heads north toward St. Louis on the Chester Sub double track near Columbia, Illinois.
As one train passed me and the other approached, I was hoping they would line up and it actually worked out. The locomotives of a south bound grainer and the DPU of a north bound coal train are ... (more)
A C44-9W/GP40-2 combo leads an East St. Louis to Dallas TOFC train through the farmland south of Dupo shortly after getting underway. The "T" in the symbol stands for TOFC/COFC traffic, of which ... (more)
A fresh looking UP SD70AH leads train ZG4MQ down the Chester Sub.
Coal crossing Fountain Creek south of Columbia, Illinois.
A trio of Union Pacific AC4400CWs head north on the Chester Sub.
An NS train with a nice consist moving south at Ziebold Road on the UP Chester Sub.
Strangers in the night. Just shy of 10:30pm, a light engine movement waits for a signal into Dupo yard, running wrong main, while a hot autorack screams by for points south. Canon 350D.
UP 7207 gains speed after coming out of the yard in Dupo Illinois as it leads its long string of coal loads south down the Chester Sub.
The DPU of a northbound manifest freight drifts through Columbia, IL, on a warm summer evening. This train was one of many negotiating its way through the mess of traffic on the northern portion o... (more)