Union Pacific 4014 leads a passenger train west through Nelson, Illinois under the old coaling tower. The CNW signals were standing at this time, although they may be gone within a few months.
A westbound auto train out of Gibson yard in Chicago, IL, slows up at Nelson to meet an eastbound ethanol train. The overnight low was around -4, and traffic is moving slow this morning with the c... (more)
Sounds like the UP might of reopened Global 1 for this massive snow storm meltdown in the Chicago area that went on at the end of February. The G1 to LA stacker rolls under the classic coal tower ... (more)
An frosty eastbound auto train out of Colorado bound for Chicago pass thru Nelson on the UP Geneva Sub. The overnight low was around -4, so things are a bit chilly this morning. This train will se... (more)
UP 1996, the Southern Pacific heritage unit leads some black diamonds towards Oak Creek, Wisconsin under the class CNW signals in Nelson on the UP Geneva Sub.
After holding under the coaling tower to let a loaded coal drag clear onto the Peoria Sub, UP 1996 is seen storming out of Nelson with empties for North Antelope Mine.
Running the opposite main (In C&NW territory at least), a Union Pacific intermodal train flies underneath the final Chicago & North Western searchlight signal bridge standing on the UP Geneva Subd... (more)
UP 2746 leads a manifest west past the CNW searchlights and coal chute in Nelson.
UP 6824 leads a westbound manifest
An EMD leads 2 GEs lead a Z-Train on beautiful cloudless morning under some C&NW Memorabilia.
A pair of GP15s, endangered locomotives, haul LPG04 under C&NW Searchlights & Coaling Tower on a beautiful winter morning.