After a bit of a wait, the Troy Grove Local crew receives permission from the BNSF Mainline Dispatcher and crosses the diamonds in Earlville, with the trusty pair of GP15-1's powering the train.
A pair of GP15-1's bask in the sunlight as the crew awaits permission across the BNSF in Earlville.
The New York Central heritage unit is in charge of Iowa Interstate's westbound BISI (Blue Island-Silvis) freight as it cruises through the town of Sheffield.
A bad ordered bilevel car was ready for pick-up at Joliet's Washington Street Coach Yard and NIRC 3 got the call to head west from 47th Street to retrieve it. The old Milwaukee Road veteran slows ... (more)
BRC 151 heads south down the Kenton Line, approaching 31st Street and its next switching point at Best Foods. The connection from the BNSF to the BRC is in the foreground.
After taking headroom across the CSX Chicago Heights Subdivision at CP Harvey, IHB SW1500 1524 and Slug 477 shove back with a Blue Island Yard hump job.
Inbound to Chicago, Empire Builder #8 features a "double heritage" moment today as Phase I 156 and Phase IV 184 roll past Rondout Tower.
Ferromex locomotives continue to make appearances around Chicagoland. Today was no exception as SD70ACe #4050 leads a westbound vehicle train over the Chicago Sanitary District in Lemont.
After taking headroom across the diamonds at Calumet Tower, CSX SD70MAC #4574 shoves a short train of tank cars into IHB's Michigan Avenue Yard.
The Cast Armour Job slowly heads south, taking headroom at Calumet Tower. CBFX 1594 leads the way on this nice afternoon. 1594 was built in November of 1972 as the TRRA 1517 and has been leased to... (more)
On a nice morning, a BNSF SD70ACe and an SD70MAC await a new crew at Union Avenue with eastbound coal loads.
A CSX SD70MAC is in charge of westbound train Q163 (Syracuse, NY - Bedford Park, IL) as it holds on the main next to Barr Yard.
INLX 127, an SW1001 belonging to I/N Tec Steel's New Carlisle plant, pulls a train of loaded steel out of the yard. Once clear of the switch, the crew will take the train into the plant. On the NS... (more)
On a rainy afternoon, Ferromex SD70ACe #4015 finds itself on the point of CSX train K423-18 as it hustles through Grant Park with loads of ethanol bound for Tampa, FL.
UP "Salt Lake" SD70M #2002 leads the way of northbound ISAYC (Intermodal train from San Antonio, TX to Yard Center in South Holland, IL) as it hits the diamonds at Thornton Junction, onl... (more)