Many birds where probably wondering, how dare this train disturb feeding time at the tracks! Birds scatter out of the way of this heavy crude oil train to avoid being hit and becoming a new hood o... (more)
Not too many places left to see former SP tunnel motors leading trains but chances of seeing one or two are still good on the Iron Range in northern Minnesota. The DMIR tunnel motor class unit num... (more)
A TCW transfer rolls eastbound toward CP Pigseye Yard around a nice set of searchlights.
Rounding the corner just south of Forbes Minnesota, former CNW 8565 and CNW 8560 both in the CN 15 year scheme leads raw ore loads for United Taconite.
An empty iron ore train from dock 6 departs Duluth and begins the up hill climb toward Proctor. This used to be double track through here and the signal to the right is still in service even thoug... (more)
Rolling toward the city with a few interesting flat car loads.
IHB 1500 puts on a show of smoke as it approaches the CSXT interlocker and Calumet Tower.
An NS auto train rolls southbound on the Kankakee Line passing Calumet Tower and a IHB special agent inspecting the train. Calumet Tower was closed March 7, 2013.
EJE 669 and IC 1497 takes a rest while waiting for a crew to work the NS interchange yard. Only 2-3 IC SW14's remains on the CN roster and the days are numbered. Catch them while you can...
Not a thing moving to keep the lone pigeon resting on a power line entertained at the IHB Blue Island Yard.
CSXT 8452 works the west end of Barr Yard a few days before Christmas 2012.
A couple of IC SW14's takes a rest in the CN-IHB Whiting Yard while the BP - Amaco Whiting Refinery works hard in the distance. Part of the yard is undergoing rebuilding with Atlas trackage laying... (more)
A bit out of place thanks to Rail Generica.
A DGNO local slowly rolls down some high quality track as it work industries in west Dallas.