The sun is about done for the the day as the NS begins moving trains again after D1G picking up grain at Sadorus, and D91 doing local work at Tolono, had the NS at a stop for about a hour. There i... (more)
NS local pulls into the siding at Tolono to work. This job will have a couple stops on the west side of Tolono, then will run around their train and head back east.
The local grain sweeper is pulling out of the elevator track at Sandorus. Next is to air test and then blast off back to Decatur with this small grain train. Sandorus is located about 10 miles Wes... (more)
The local grain sweeper has just left Sandorus heading back to Decatur with a small grain train. Sandorus is located about 10 miles West of Tolono.
NS local is running around their cars at Dawn, the west end of Tolono. The conductor is out of position after making a rear end setout in town, so he waits while the engineer make a few moves on t... (more)
A NS train off the NS at Sidney, IL, heads into the siding at Block to meet a northbound train just out of Villa Grove. Block siding is the 1st siding north of Villa Grove. Union Pacific's Villa G... (more)
Eastbound BNSF stack train blast thru the small town of Ransom. This town is located east of Streator, IL. The elevator is setup to load shuttle train off the BNSF by looping the trains.
Eastbound grain train off the Streator Branch west of Kankakee, IL, rolls east on this morning past some of the old NYC signals at CP 466, west of La Porte.
The Winnipeg, MB, to Chicago, IL, NS connection, manifest train is a small 50 cars today. NS power normally runs thru on the 340/341 trains between Chicago and Fond Du Lac. The power normally come... (more)
The Galesburg, IL, to Kansas City, MO, manifest train has a pair of NS run thru motors as they make their way thru northern Missouri towards KC.
Freight train #122 heads rolls thru the fall countryside east of Dalton, near MP 178. This train is eastbound working from Kansas City to Moberly for the next crew change.
A grain train out of Norborne, MO, rolls east with a pair of GP60's. This train is working east towards Moberly, the next crew change point. The train is currently between Mettler and Kelly.
Westbound NS train 297 comes to the end of double track at Brunswick, MP 187. This train is heading towards Kansas City from Moberly.
A westbound NS roadrailer train pulls down main 3 to C.A. Jct to wait on eastbound BNSF traffic coming out of KC. The NS trains to and from KC use joint BNSF trackage on the Marceline Sub between ... (more)