Five Metra F40PH-2 locomotives spend the weekend in the Elburn Metra yard, waiting for the Monday morning rush.
With all the wet weather this year new photo locations have turned up. This is normally a cornfield.
UP 2002 and 2001 are on today's Global III to Global II inter model train.
A local grain train passes by a local grain facility in front of a Soy Bean field.
On a rare coincidence, one day before the Olympic's opening ceremony in Beijing, UP's two Olympic SD70M's (2002 and 2001) lead an eastbound freight through Elburn, Illinois.
A pair of UP C40-8's, 9090 and 9094, lead SSW GP60 9647 through Elburn with the eastbound MCBPR (Council Bluffs to Proviso manifest).
UP 6834 and UP 6350 (patched SP) highball a westbound empty coal train through the countryside.
UP 3067, HLCX 6133, UP 370, LLPX 2283, UP 715, UP 1350, HLCX 3842 and UP 9089 roll through Elburn with the daily MDMPR.
A pair of UP C40-8's and an SSW GP60 lead the daily Council Bluffs, IA to Proviso manifest through Elburn.
UP SD70M 4012, a UP SD70ACe and a UP Dash 9 pass the Elburn Co-Op eastbound.
CNW 8701, UP 3043 and UP 3300 head west through Elburn, beginning their journey to Council Bluffs.
Eastbounds were stacked up on this beautiful fall morning. UP 3972 passes through Elburn with an intermodal train from Oakland, CA to Global 2 (Chicago, IL).
Another one of Proviso's well known consists, this time with CNW Dash 9 8701 and UP SD40-2 3300, the United Way engine, lead MPRCB past the Elburn Co-op. (Photo #400)
The Katy heritage unit (UP 1988), the Olympic Torch Relay (UP 2001) and UP SD70M 5206 highball past the Elburn Co-Op, with ZLTCS 06, the eastbound "Bird." The CNW heritage (UP 1995) has been dropp... (more)