The BNSF Cosgrove local heading North over Noix Creek on the K-Line.
A transfer job departs Vancouver for Lake Yard as they pass another set of local power tied up by the station. According to my notes, this was a Portland Terminal or UP crew of some sort.
A Burlington Northern local heads east into Oregon, Illinois, on the morning of July 1, 1995. Leaving the C&I (Chicago & Iowa) main line on the right is the 6.8-mile Mount Morris branch.
BNSF 2759 finds the sun as it shuffles Metra bilevels around the yard at 14th Street. 2759 began life as a Southern GP30 in 1962. It currently serves as the yard switcher, along with another Geep.
After making a pickup at Lineage Logistics, the conductor throws the switch off the spur to get back onto the West Chicago Branch Line as BNSF 2740, a rebuilt EMD GP39E leads the way back to Eola,... (more)
A full fallen flag consist departs Batavia with the 452 local.
After working 2 industries in Batavia for a few hours on a gorgeous fall evening, R-CHI452 heads back south to Eola Yard on the BNSF West Chicago Spur. This line is the oldest part of the former C... (more)
After working 2 industries in Batavia for a few hours on a gorgeous, warm, and sunny fall afternoon, R-CHI452 heads back south to Eola Yard on the BNSF West Chicago Spur. This line is the oldest p... (more)
R-CHI452 finishes the day arriving back at Eola Yard getting off the BNSF West Chicago Spur over by Hill Yard. The West Chicago Branch is unique itself. It is the oldest part of the former Chicago... (more)
After making a pickup at Lineage Logistics, BNSF 2740, a rebuilt EMD GP39E leads the way back to Eola, still wearing its proud cascade green from the Burlington Northern days. HLCX GP38-2 1056 tra... (more)
WOW, THAT WAS A CLOSE CALL!!! After working Suncast in Batavia, the West Chicago local (R-CHI452) heads back towards Eola Yard in Aurora after they finish their work for the day. The train is seen... (more)
After the L-CHI105 rolled west with a Santa Fe GP60, the tank farm local, aka Y-JOL202 follows behind with BNSF 2740, a rebuilt EMD GP39E still wearing its Burlington Northern colors.
L-CHI105 blasts off west after shoving out of GM Yard in the last bit of sunlight for the day on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub with BNSF GP39E 2622, BNSF GP39-2 2720, and BNSF SD40-2 1766.
BN’s trademarkBurlington Northern EMD GP39E No. 2759, a rebuilt GP30 originally built as Southern Railway No. 2547, shows off its new low short nose decorated in bold “whiteface” ... (more)
Former BN 2921, pulling a transfer doublestack train, and BNSF 7668, which is pulling a loaded fracking sand train, race each other past the Union Station in Kansas City.