Santa Fe all the way! SD40-2's 1614 and 1786, the leader still sporting ATSF blue/yellow, cross the Des Plaines River as they depart Joliet with the Y JOL201. This job switches industries west of ... (more)
KBS 704 and 705 bask in the sunlight outside of St. Anne's local baseball field.
Built as the SLSF (Frisco) 439 in August of 1974, BNSF H1 GP38-2 #2294 shoves L CHI105 into Joliet Yard as the crew prepares to go about the local switching duties.
A pair of Canadian Pacific SD70ACu's lead eastbound train 680 through Libertyville, closing in on Rondout.
On a beautiful Spring morning, the KB&S crosses the Kankakee River in Aroma Park. Originating in Iroquois Junction, the train is only a few miles from interchanging with the CN in Kankakee.
With the pair of "Pacman" SD40-2's, ballast train 3BAL-07 slowly passes Tower B17 on the West Freight Lead in Bensenville. A short time later, the train would shove onto the New Arrival ... (more)
A pulldown out of Madison Yard takes headroom across the diamond at Big Bend. TRRA 3004, an SD40-2 in the Terminal's sharp paint scheme, leads the way.
Making way out of downtown, the pair of multimark "Pacmans" head west for the cut-off, where they'll make their shove move into Muskego Yard.
"Dual flag" SD40-2 5966 leads "Action red" 5976 through the countryside with empty ballast cars. A collection of photographers get their shots and do the digital bows at the cr... (more)
After dumping ballast the day before, CP 5966 and 5976 head to the Waterloo quarry for another load.
The pair of "Pacmans" shove into Muskego Yard, passing the Cut-off. It was a fun couple days chasing SD40-2's around.
Milwaukee! Cream City, Brew City, Beer City, Brew Town, Beertown, Miltown...whatever you prefer! A Canadian Pacific ballast train with a pair of SD40-2's attracted a lot of attention around town t... (more)
IC SD40-3 6250 and BLE SD40T-3 shove hard on southbound A446 as they pass by the local grain elevator in Byron.
Passing MP 150, IC 6250 and BLE 901 are giving it all they got to help a lengthy A446 up the hill in Byron.
IC 6250 and BLE 901, both wearing their classic paint schemes, give southbound A446 a hand up Byron Hill.