Nothing goes as planned in railroad engineering. As a contractor readies a new fuel line for installation, BNSF 9771 slows to a stop for fuel. The fuel truck conveniently backs into place to blo... (more)
I never would've guessed my first reflection shot would be off this ugly thing.
If you squint just right, you see all BN power heading west past the Cornhusker's Memorial Stadium.
It's 7:40 AM, and BNSF 9923 and 5504 are being serviced at the B2 East fuel pad before heading east.
Work on the Lincoln Yard Expansion pauses as a track hoe is worked loose from a sinkhole. Meanwhile, a trio of EMDs slowly eases through the yard with the engineer glancing over at the mess.
Rare BNSF 9647 leads an empty coal train west just outside of Hobson Yard.
Two Denver RTD light rail vehicles (numbers 105 and 109) are visible through the cab of a fellow brand new Siemens machine at the new Elati Maintenance Facility.
Denver RTD's light rail vehicle number 122 is suspended in the air at the new Elati Maintenance Facility.
The blue bridge is an out of service railroad bridge, but it is appropriately lettered for the hometown Fighting Illini. A semi-rare IC (CN) unit chugs across the adjacent bridge the day before t... (more)
A BNSF / UP combo is on the head end of a vehicle train waiting for a signal to head west.
An NS autoparts train heads east past the silos at Philo.
A primed NS unit pulls a long string of roadrailers east over the East Lake Fork Creek, minutes away from Tolono Junction.
An NS train heads east over the East Lake Fork Creek minutes away from Tolono Junction.
A UP stack train hauls west across the plains of central Illinois.
CN 9468 reverses south over the CSX diamonds while switching the yard.