Around Milwaukee and Chicagoland lately, we've been graced with the presence of CP SD40-2's on ballast trains. It's been at least eight years, however, since I've seen SD40-2's leading a high prio... (more)
As the clouds part, CP 6069 passes under the searchlights at Rondout as it leads a ballast train towards Bensenville Yard.
Under sunny skies, GTW GP38-2 #5846 leads southbound L501 by Rondout Tower after working the industries of North Chicago.
METX 402, the newly painted MP36 honoring the state of Illinois, and the 405 Milwaukee Road heritage unit lead an outbound train past Rondout Tower.
Inbound to Chicago, Empire Builder #8 features a "double heritage" moment today as Phase I 156 and Phase IV 184 roll past Rondout Tower.
As the sun rises, CP 6644, the D-day veterans unit, leads train 580 under the searchlights at Rondout, IL.
CP SD70ACU 7011 thunders under the searchlights at Rondout with train 686 as snow falls to the ground.
CP 6068 leads the CP Tech Train south under the searchlights at Rondout.
NS 4000 leads CP 381 west passed Rondout Tower.
After waiting on cross traffic, L501 heads east across the diamonds at Rondout, passing the interlocking tower. IC 3107 and GTW 5856 both still wear their classic paint schemes and have over 90 ye... (more)
Metra's Milwaukee heritage unit leads train 2141 west oast Rondout Tower.
GTW 5856 and IC 3107 make for a very nice power set as L501 heads south across the old Milwaukee Road, passing Rondout Tower.
A pair of SOO SD60s lead CP 182 east past Rondout Tower, which back in 2012 was still manned.
FXE 2046 leads a CP weedsprayer south through Rondout, Illinois, passing the old MILW interlocking tower guarding the MILW-EJE diamond.