A slow moving manifest crosses Lake Moredock near Valmeyer, Illinois.
Northbound UP 8700 clears the crossover at Val and heads for Valley Junction.
The snow covered bluffs provide the back drop for UP train CIMNA9 15 as it rolls north toward Dupo Illinois, passing one of the many snow covered corn fields in Southern Illinois.
A Leap Day UP autorack headed south on the UP Chester Sub at Valmeyer, Illinois.
A southbound stack train on the UP Chester sub near Valmeyer, Illinois.
A frosty morning near Valmeyer, Illinois. I never expected to see a patched SP locomotive.
This 15,000 foot manifest with two mid-train DPUs was one of the longest trains I have ever seen. The dispatcher was giving it special attention so it could move into the yard without incident.
Kansas City Southern de Mexico 4539 makes its way south on a very frigid day south of St. Louis.
A pair of SD70Ms lead a southbound manifest at Valmeyer, Illinois.
UP threw a lot of power at this 600 axle drag freight on the Chester Sub, including a pair of SD70Ms, a GP60 and a GP38.
UP 6922 rumbles south with a massive manifest freight on the Chester Sub near Valmeyer, Illinois. 6922 was built as a convertible unit capable of accepting a 6000 HP prime mover, but the conversi... (more)
A Speedy train full of UPS containers coming off the Lake Moredock causeway near Valmeyer, Illinois.
A pair of SD70s pull a fast moving south bounder near Valmeyer.
Splitting the signals at Val on the UP Chester Sub.