A green C&IM unit is a rare sight nowadays, as almost all of the units of Illinois Midland have the orange paint of new parent company Gennesse and Wyoming
There's no CN power on the south end of Champaign Yard today. The IC and GTW units were a nice catch, but the old ICG caboose was the grand prize of the day.
A southbound stack train accelerates after stopping to meet a northbound.
A southbound stack train with a GEVO on the point barrels through the open fields of central IL.
You won't find any new ACes on UP's line through Bloomington. It's all old school power in the yard today including a patched SP B30-7 and an ex-Guilford GP7.
The conductor of this loaded UP coal train jumps off to throw a hand switch leading to a power plant just south of Peoria.
An NS freight operating on the IHB crosses the Calumet Sag Channel and hits the diamonds at Blue Island.
337 has an all IC lashup today as it rumbles over the Fox River.
A Belt Railway of Chicago geep prepares a consist while an SD40 with a slug switches nearby.
A CSX coal train with a CP Pac-Man unit trailing heads north up the old B&OCT.
A CP dual flag unit and a SOO SD60 lead a manifest south on the UP.
A pair of South Shore geeps head back to home rails after dropping off a train to CSX at Barr Yard.
A pair of South Shore geeps lead a transfrer into CSX's Barr Yard.
A loaded coal train banks into a curve in west suburban Wheaton.
An IHB transfer heads across Ridgeland Avenue and into BNSF's Cicero Yard.