In a scene straight out of the 90's, M CHIGAL heads west into Lemont with a trio of Santa Fe units. Bluebonnet SD40-2 1640 leads the way, followed by Dash 9's 622 and 625 as the Galesburg bound fr... (more)
A low hanging layer of fog has settled in on the northern Illinois prairie as a green signal is displayed for a westbound on BNSF's Chillicothe Subdivision. These searchlights date back to the day... (more)
NS 9377 leads a stack train west over the Media trestle, which is being replaced by the end of 2017 with a new bridge.
A five pack of EMD's lead the Argonne Local through Burr Ridge, making the trip home to GM Yard in Hodgkins.
L CHI101 died on M1 last night in Hodgkins and two Geeps were sent to the rescue this morning. Bluebonnet 2846 leads the way through CP Harbor (MP 14.4). Once clear of the plant, the train will ma... (more)
A pair of former Santa Fe SD45-2's lead the L CHI101 Streator turn under the ATSF searchlights in Toluca. These units now wear the H3 scheme are classified as SD40-2R's.
L CHI102 heads west out of Joliet with a nice lash-up.
Heading west on the Chillicothe Sub is the LCHI102 running with an A-B-A style, colorful consist to brighten up a dull day.
L CHI102 is running wrong main today due to switch problems. It's a classic Santa Fe scene as Warbonnet B40-8W 512 leads the way under the ATSF cantilevers in Verona.
A former BN GP50 and 2 BNSF GP38-2's lead local L-CHI102 west towards Galesburg
With a classic Bluebonnet in charge, the Argonne Local makes its shove move into GM Yard.
After switching the Argonne Branch all night, the Y HOD303 passes through Burr Ridge, making the short trip east, back home to GM Yard in Hodgkins. Santa Fe all the way!
A BNSF intermodal booking at full speed westbound.
A High Ballin westbound stacker comes out of Galesburg with BNSF 8450 on the point.