Typical of the many impatient people us railroader's encounter every day, this moron doesnt, and never did, look at the train. Lucky for him it was departing and not doing track speed.
Z-CHCSSE is out of Cicero with a pair of neat loco's trailing... a former BN white face SD40-2 and an illegal alien dressed in Christmas colors.
A pair of matched CN 75I's take this UP bound manifest westbound out of Hawthorne. As redundant as they are... they are still EMD's.
The second CHCSSE of the day blasts off with a more stellar consist consisting of a classic H1, ATSF Warbonnet, and the generic H2...
The Southwest Chief ontime out of the city is led by a mix of power today... P42 52 and a Cascade service F59PH 469. The pair blow through town while a BNSF yard job pulls down to the west end for... (more)
Looking as good as the day it was released from GE's Erie, PA plant; BNSF 7734 heads out of Cicero in the lead of 65 cars of intermodel traffic.
The "short-turn" heads west out of Cicero through the western suburbs of Chicago... and of course the SD60M is trailing.
Number 3 ontime out of the city blasts through suburban Berwyn as the local nut case crossing guard waves intently.
Chicago-South Seattle blasts off through the LaVergne plant making the move from 3 to 1 for their westbound journey.
Stack South Seattle power cruises through the LaVergne plant enroute to the engine house after yarding their train while Loram RG319 awaits action on the Ceeco Steel lead.
An extra out of Battle Creek, MI switches Hawthorne yard, pulling over the BNSF race track for head room.
A pair of black IC SD40-2's led by class unit 6000 roars into town with a fairly late M348 through a mini blizzard off of Lake Michigan.
A warbonnet 75M leads a GP60 and a former ATSF C44-9W, if the latter of the 3 wasn't repainted, we'd have a delightful ATSF consist on hour hands... still not too shabby.
As the sun throws in the flag, a BNSF Gevo leads 5 other loco's on this stack train bound for Tacoma, WA.
A fairly clean BNSF Gevo leads a black variation of the same model and a pair of old school former BN SD40-2's.