The BNSF Chillicothe Sub (former Santa Fe) is well known for following the Des Plaines River. Here, we see a bird's eye view of the BNSF's Joliet Yard, located right on the outskirts of downtown. ... (more)
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)
Leaving the dark storm skies behind, BNSF 3127 (GP50) leads the Hudson oil can train towards Denver.
With eighty-six cars of mixed freight in tow, a northbound Santa Fe train on the Raton Pass line passes through Ilfeld, New Mexico.
An eastbound Santa Fe freight on the Raton Pass line roars through Romeoville, New Mexico. A clean GP50 and B36-7 are leading four filthy SD39’s and a C30-7.
BNSF's West Chicago local backs up a small industrial spur. These rails have seen better days, now only seeing this local 3 times per week.
Three Southern GP50’s wheel a southbound manifest near Red Hill, Virginia.
A little over a year old, three Southern GP50’s have their southbound manifest at track speed at Covesville, Virginia.
On Christmas Eve, a Santa Fe GP50 and SD45 are seen with their transfer train on the last couple miles to the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
The view from Amtrak's Lincoln station platform is of BNSF train LINLIN with an unusual consist. Tucked in behind the 2 GP50's and GE is Amtrak 132 which stubbed it's toe in Omaha a few nights bac... (more)
A four-pack of MoPac GP50s pound the diamonds at Dolton as they head south to the former C&EI Yard Center for servicing. Tom Golden photo.
Alabama Southern train 131 begins to climb uphill at 5MPH to rejoin with the old L&N track alignment that would send them back to Brookwood. The track to the right continues down to Nucor Steel in... (more)
A pair of CNW GP50s leads a westbound mixed freight on the IHB through Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
Under an absolutely gorgeous Sunday morning blue sky, I&O GP50 No. 5012 has a single car in tow as the Mason Job as it rolls into the Cincinnati suburb of Reading.
A trio of 4-axle EMDs struggle west under the Big Lake signal gantry enroute to Grand Forks. PTC trouble made for a long trip for this crew.