A Sperry inspection car rests in a corner of the Missoula Yard, under the big "L."
Eight locomotives, including a partially-patched SP GP40, idle near the South St Paul yard office while someone enjoys a free meal.
Traffic on Robert Street passes over an idling train, presumably waiting to proceed north across the Mississippi River.
I believe this is the NS 51st Street yard, formerly Erie, just west of I-94. The view is looking south from about five thousand feet. The Amtrak collision of November 30 occurred near here.
Leading a long string of autoracks, CSXT 8631 and BNSF 5126 emerge from behind the Courtyard by Marriot.
Moments after crossing the Ohio River, CSXT 483, SD40 HLCX 8160, and CSXT GP40-2 5096 roll south through Covington. Mother of God Church is behind.
Bensenville Yard from about 6000'...and I still can't fit it all in the frame! O'Hare airport is just out of the picture to the right.
A close-up of this locomotive as the crew waits to clear the yard southbound.
"One twenty-nine's coming in first!" Crew members confer in the yard as they wait to depart southbound.
All red signals looking west at the diamond. Unfortunately no trains came while the sun was in this position.
I discovered a fading caboose parked in a lot near the center of this small town.
Off the beaten path, this caboose rests near the TP&W line in downtown Chatsworth. One of the worst rail accidents in the US occurred just east of here in 1887.
NS 8828 leads a long string of autoracks south at speed near the former Monon main. These tracks cover what was once a canal many years ago.
CSXT 4432 followed by GP15 1557 and GP40-2 4424 creep slowly out of the yard past Lafayette Station.
CSX 8126 and 8032 roll south along the Wabash River.