UP 8224 West, a stack train headed for the Port of Long Beach in California, holds on Main Two shy of the signal until an MOW crew clears the main. The crew is working on the Waxie lead switch, wh... (more)
UP 8756 East passes a UP MOW crew at Forest Avenue. The eastbound is on Main One, while the MOW crew is working on the Waxie lead switch on Main Two. The Waxie lead is where the BNSF's line to cen... (more)
A single GEVO pulls a westbound UP vehicle train at Forest Avenue in Dallas. The track closest to us at right is BNSF's "Waxie lead, which is its line to Teague and points south in Texas.
Bringing back the beautiful sounds of yesteryear, a freshly painted pair of SD45s heads east with a DGNO transfer. The train is bound for UP's Miller Yard.
An ACE brings up the rear of a long westbound stack train at Forest Avenue. In the distance, a UP track crew is repairing the switch at the Waxie lead, where the BNSF's line to central Texas cuts ... (more)
A long DGNO transfer works Cadiz Yard, with its train extending all the way past Forest Avenue.
A BNSF coal load headed for central Texas takes the Waxie lead onto home rails, coming off UP's Dallas Sub at Forest Avenue.
DGNO 141 leads a long string of cars westward from Miller Yard. BNSF's line to Waxahachie and south Texas is at lower right.
An ILBDI headed for the Dallas Intermodal Terminal passes an MOW crew working at Forest Avenue.
Late on a beautiful afternoon in January, a DGNO transfer behind three recently painted RP20BD gensets heads west toward Mockingbird Yard. The train is coming from UP's Miller Yard. G&W No. 145 is... (more)
The soon to be ripped down CB&Q signals still stand tall in Downers Grove, with no sign as of yet of their impending doom.
Manhattan bound train of R143's arriving at Forest Avenue station
Super-shiny, most likely freshly de-Warbonneted, 892, teams up with a 70MAC on a westbound manifest.
Goin' slow, runnin' wrong main, about to stop. It did stop and blocked all three crossings in town for a good 10 minutes. Also preventing an ambulance from crossing.