Two UP GP38's and a former Belt Rwy. leaser bring the 12th Street transfer down the elevated Lesperance Street Yard lead underneath the MacArthur Bridge complex. Canon 350D.
A 5-unit set of BNSF power backs into the TRRA yard, the consist included an SD40u, SD9, SD39, and a pair of GE Dash 9's.. Canon 350D.
At the south end of A.O. Smith yard a GP50 and GP40-2's congregate, showing NS' new and old images. Canon 350D.
Here we find an A&S pull job with a pair of NS units, a leaser and the MoPac and Katy heritage units. Canon 350D.
How would you like to see this in your front yard? Well the people who live on Railroad St. in Dupo see it every day. Today is special though, as 1982 and 1988 show up on their southbound trek. Ca... (more)
Well lookie' what I found sitting out under the stars tonight. Why its UP 1988 and 1982, with a TFM two-tone blue SD40-2 splicing them, thanks Pat for letting me know they were down here. Canon 35... (more)
After Picking up 2000 ft. of train in Dupo, MPRPB highballs south, crossing the bridge at Fountain doing about 30 MPH for the flashing yellow ahead of him. Canon 350D.
Sitting quietly, this former BNSF geep rests next to the grain elevator in the small town of Elkhart, IL. The unit came from the Northern Illinois & Wisconsin (NIWX) and has yet to be renumbered. ... (more)
On a cool summer night, this weary warrior rests in its makeshift engine facilities. This unit was purchesed in '91 or '92 from C&NW where it worked under the same number. It was built in '52 as Q... (more)
At the end of our trip we decided to visit the ex. CNW coaling tower at DeCalb. I came away with a great parting shot as this DPU shoves coal loads east and the sun retreats west beneath the horiz... (more)
Sometimes the unexpected will show up, today it was this ballast train with the ICE (ex. Susie Q) SD45 as the second unit. Canon 350D.
Both the Mo-Pac and Katy heritage units get some special attention from the Dupo car forman. Canon 350D.
This shipment of four brand-new SD70ACe's are about to begin their first revenue run. The are heading for Global III where they will be put on a train to Iowa. Canon 350D.
On the Geneva Sub you will see a lot of former C&NW leaders, this is because all leading locos must be equipped with cab signals and automatic train stop, just like this ex.C&NW SD40-2 on this eas... (more)
Late at night, 1988 and 1982 sit in Dupo yard while their new crew gets ready to do some switching in the yard. Canon 350D.