Freeport Switcher waits at Wallace Yard Freeport with the former Illinois Central offices in the background. At one time Freeport was a major junction. In addition to the Chicago to Iowa line Fr... (more)
Westbound arrives at Wallace Yard waiting for an Eastbound.
A M338 crewman grabs for his travel bag, as the Freeport local sits idle in the background.
Three relics, one shot.
Note the shifted lumber load on the last car, as IC 6071, the original SD40, couples to the grain hopper to get it ready for pick up.
A CN extra Westbound manifest is at Wallace Yard doing work. The conductor in the foreground is actually the Freeport Local conductor. The IC 6059 is the Freeport Local engine.
A CCP frog eye GP10 leads an Eastbound coal train at Freeport. This unit has the CCP herald, but still reads Illinois Central on the side. The tracks that head off toward the left went to the engi... (more)
A GTW GP9R leads a WC Geo car, making for a colorful set.
#51 awaits to depart Wallace Yard behind GP9 #1765, framed between the hopper doors of a grain hopper.
A rare (at least out here) GTW GP9R rests after a morning of work around Freeport.
WC 3009 is assigned to the FURBALL for a while.
The first, and only IC SD70 painted up in the CN scheme so far.
Ha, since when do railroads put decimals in there road numbers? I'm sure the railroad didn't purposely make the number "49.94".
You can see the "ghost" of the engineer as he climbs up aboard the IC 1035.
I wonder if this will be the next IC SD70 to be barfed (painted in CN) on. Actually, it would be cool if they left one or two IC SD70s in the IC paint scheme. It would be sort of like the CNWs. Th... (more)