In the last ray of sunlight, a pair of HLCX GP38-2’s lead BNSF GALBUR at track speed west under the BNSF Transcon in Cameron on the Ottumwa Subdivision.
The westbound Southwest Chief departs Galesburg, passing through A-plant.
Amtrak's Veterans unit leads the Westbound California Zephyr through Cameron.
Former BN SD40-2 1795 leads Local 104 west out of Galesburg, putting on a smoke show.
Quickly following an all day hide and seek battle with the clouds for sky superiority, the sun, finding clear skies to the horizon, ultimately prevails and to the victor goes the spoils. Its prize... (more)
Looking rather out of place for class 1 mainline railroading in 2020 is BNSF 2740; Product of April 1963, this then GP30, now GP39E classified, looks just like it did fresh off the builders line o... (more)
Amtrak 180 departs Galesburg with the westbound California Zephyr, passing through A-plant.
Amtrak 519 departs Galesburg with the eastbound Carl Sandburg during a snow squall.
A westbound sand train departs out of Galesburg on the Ottumwa Sub.
After making a crew change 170th St. in Cameron, IL BNSF C-ALNMEK1-19 (Alliance,NE-Memphis,TN/NS) get the diverging approach signal to proceed off the BNSF Ottumwa Sub (MP-164.64) and onto the Gal... (more)
Amtrak California Zephyr rolls out of Galesburg.
BNSF H1 1108 leads IHBGAL east on the Ottumwa Sub approaching Graham.
Amtrak Southwest Chief chugs out of Galesburg on a very hot summer evening.
Various BNSF power sits in two sidings along the Ottumwa Sub in Galesburg. The engine terminal was full forcing some excess power to be put here.
A pair of Santa Fe Warbonnets lead a one car Streator flip west on the Ottumwa Sub just east of Cameron. Just ahead, they will use the Cameron connection to make a 180 degree turn to head east on ... (more)