The 4 day a week morning St. Paulie Girl arrives Cicero a little later then average this morning with a nice EMD consist as usual with BNSF 8201 doing the honors.
BRCGAL (Brick-Gal) takes off on Main 3 with a nice consist of foreign power and a nice old ATSF SD40-2 to boot.
MOW is all around as BNSF's tie replacement project gets kicked into full gear while CN's recent track improvement plan takes place over head. BNSF 4988 leading motors in fallen flag schemes takes... (more)
CHCGAL light power heads west for Eola to pick up its train with the barf bonnet in the lead... of course passing my home town local.
A solo former ATSF warbonnet leads this lengthy auto train eastbound for the NS at Western Ave.
CHCTAC departs Cicero as CN train M348 awaits clearance into Hawthorne with a pair of "hockey striped" barns.
An attractive foriegner leads a UP Z train bound for Canal St. down the BNSF Chicago Sub.
More and more of BNSF's SD40-2's seem to get retired day by day... and here is a quality pair leading the 5 day a week St. Paul to Chicago Z train.
A CSXT grain train cruises through the LaVergne Plant with loads bound for... somewhere on the CSXT.
A former CR Dash 8 still looking as new as it did years ago under Conrail ownership rolls west with manifest for LaCrosse, WI.
For the first time almost all April, the sun breaks out for a solid day as a good ole ATSF frieght-bonnet SD40-2 leads today's train in from St. Paul.
S-LAWNSA power heads to the house with a trio of GP60's and an SD9 as a coal empty shoots out of the city on main 1.
The Southwest Chief ontime out of the city is led by a mix of power today... P42 52 and a Cascade service F59PH 469. The pair blow through town while a BNSF yard job pulls down to the west end for... (more)
Looking as good as the day it was released from GE's Erie, PA plant; BNSF 7734 heads out of Cicero in the lead of 65 cars of intermodel traffic.
Number 3 ontime out of the city blasts through suburban Berwyn as the local nut case crossing guard waves intently.