With a severe thunderstorm looming in the background, three IC “Deathstar” SD70s fly north on home rails, seen here passing the old IC steam coaling towers in Gilman.
A wide assortment of power, from fallen flags to leasers, cruise north into Monee, seen here from the Reservoir. Todays Mid-America train has three IC SD70s up front.
Three EMDs, all sporting different paint schemes, race through the cornfields of rural Illinois along BNSFs Southern Transcon.
Always nice to see BN green shining in the evening light.
The evening Seattle stack flies along the Mississippi River with four of BNs attention grabbing GEs up front… seen here from the Mississippi Palisades State Park.
On the final stretch of SIPEs journey, the two GPs & a GEVO can be seen here crawling along the city’s riverfront commercial area.
On a scorching hot summer morning, IAIS’s SIPE grain train screams into Putnam, IL with two GPs & a semi-broken GEVO for power.
IAIS’s SIBI ducks under the former Wabash with one of the two Iowa Interstate heritage locomotives on point.
On a cooler summer morning, on first of the new month, Iowa Interstate’s SIBI train cuts through downtown Tinley Park, IL with the Rock Island heritage locomotive up front.
High above the tunnel, MRLs evening gas train flies westbound along the tiny town of Cyr, MT.
The famous MRL Day Gas train can be seen here winding along the Clark Fork river halfway between Perma, MT & Dixon, MT.
MRLs Day Gas train descends the steep grade through Nagos, MT, on final approach to Missoula.
MRLs Night Gas train can be see here flying through a tunnel along the tiny town of Cyr, MT, with a pair of MRLs finest Aces for power.
Montana Rail Link’s famous gas train can be seen here winding along the Clark Fork river on a beautiful summer morning. Todays train has the staple 4406 & 4408 up front for power.
A trio of G&W painted standard cabs cruise out of Hanna, passing an ancient Pennsylvania Position Light, in the late evening hours on a hot summer day.
As the rain picks up, a former IC SD70 rockets through Plano, IL, passing the old CB&Q depot in the middle of town.