My daughter Rebecca and Saul Carmargo assisted in this shot. Its not often that CBBI and BICB meet at Rockdale IL (Normally it's Seneca) but here is BICB waiting on CBBI at Houbolt road. I used ... (more)
An extra ethanol train heads east down the old Rock Island line while a pair of CSX GP15's wait for their next assignment.
J746 usually rolls through Rockdale and Joliet under darkness, but when the Iowa runs two westbounds the night before it delays the CSX getting out of Ottawa.
The J 746 running with Five locomotives this morning head out of New Lenox, in the lead was CSXT 8237, followed by, CSXT 7612, 7568, 7348 and 1549 a GP15-1
The Iowa Interstate's Gevo's make their maiden run to Blue Island on an ethanol train bound for the CSXT. The train is operating with a DPU, 510 in the lead, and 502 trailing on the rear. Who knew... (more)
Running on CSX trackage rights as train Z02520, an 80 car ethanol train (plus one spacer) passes through the quaint town of Minooka on its trip from Rock Island to Chicago, IL. NS will forward to... (more)
The CSX freight from Barr Yard to Ottawa creeps through Seneca at sunrise as it prepares to stop for a setout.
An extra ethanol train heads east through Minooka.
CSX 2665 waits for the Rockdale local
An extra IAIS ethanol train bound for Blue Island and points east passes the old RI now CSXT MoW depot in "downtown" Ottawa.