On a very windy spring afternoon, the oh so popular 476 job crawls west out of Sugar Grove after waiting for a stack train. Todays local features a Hudson Bay SD50, headed to the Illinois Railnet ... (more)
BNSF 6379 knocks down the signals at the west side of Sugar Grove.
The Reading heritage unit teams up with a rare for the area SD80MAC, leading a westbound empty oil train through Sugar Grove.
A westbound Z train highballs Dugan Road in Sugar Grove.
A pair of Santa Fe Warbonnets race west into the setting sun.
Still recovering from the blizzard that we had 3 days prior to this, the BNSF set out a Jordan Spreader to remove a majority of the snow away from the ROW.
After getting 17 inches of snow in the prairies, it makes great snow drifts on the tracks. The BNSF was shut down all night long and this was the first train that operated the line. This train pic... (more)
Somebody at the Power Desk still cares!
2010, not 1994, right? Nothin but AT&SF equipment visible here...
A loaded ethanol train nears the western suburbs of Chicagoland.
Molten sulfer train accelerating after a meet in Big Rock.