The 1225 and colorful passengar train highball Elsie, MI enroute back to Owosso.
Running as ICE 6402 North, MCCHU cruises north past a over-flow pond from the Mississippi enroute to Huron, SD.
An empty ethanol train hustles through Dubuque, IA lead by IC&E 6405 North. The train will be meeting TFM 1662 South, train FMCKC, at the yard office.
The Dubuque local power, comprised of GTW GP38-2 4910 and GPR9 4610 sit tied up for the day just north of the yard office, along with a former GM&O vintage 40' box car.
The train some what levels out as the EMD's pick up speed eastbound.
Sanders on and in notch 8, you can here the train coming for miles as they struggle up grade and wind through the S curves of Red Barn. ...Not to mention the Leslie RS5T air horn screaming along w... (more)
The set of EMD's struggle up grade out of the river valley on their trek eastbound toward BRC Clearing.
An SD40-2/GP60M combo lead a stack train down long the big river through Savanna before reeiving a fresh crew and proceeding east.
More and more of BNSF's SD40-2's seem to get retired day by day... and here is a quality pair leading the 5 day a week St. Paul to Chicago Z train.
The pair of switchers and the CWR train hold the West Roselle siding over night before laying down the rail the following day. The train will be replacing all the jointed rail between Roselle and ... (more)
The sun sets on the infamous coaling towers of DeKalb.
KBS 704 arrives at Iroquois Jct. with about 35 cars left of its original 112 cars from Lafayette.
Extra 337 departs Hawthorne with a massive amount of cars for Waterloo behind CN infected IC SD70's 1020 and 1011.
IAIS 152 heads westbound right on Metra 419's heals with over 100 cars of manifest and intermodel traffic for central and western Iowa.
The Illinois Railway's job from Ottawa is on its way back with interchange trafic from the BNSF at Eola. Today's lash-up includes leased LLPX GP15 1513, and pooled NKC GP7 2 and CSP B23-7 2.