A fresh from the factory GE pauses just North of Dolton crossing before proceeding south on UP's Villa Grove Sub.
Cab shot of freshly built BNSF GS21B 1221. The only difference between the UP and BNSF versions is the headlight placement. While UP opted for the cab mounted version, BNSF got the nose mounted ve... (more)
Front roster showing headlight placement and new BNSF logo. The only re-used items are the trucks and traction motors from various scrapped Geeps. All pieces are new and shipped in including frame... (more)
Freshly built BNSF 3GS21B 1221, one of six on order, sits outside NRE's Dixmoor shop building with one Genset motor quietly idling away in the morning sun. Build date: 01/07 Serial: 058-0062.
An assortment of old steel switchers clutter the out skirts of the NRE Dixmoor shops.
How often can you fit 3 different ARR GP's into a frame with a rebuilt DMIR tunnel motor?
Rebuilt SD45T-2: DMIR 407 along with ARR 2804 and a whole line of odd ball loco's clutter the Dixmoor shops on this Saturday morning.
The NRE Dixmoor Shops (in view from left to right), DMIR 407, former WC 7592, former NSM 1214, ARR 2006, and NREX 8749.
The engineer plays with the throttle as the train slowly glides off the BNSF main and onto the NS.
BNSF 3183 comes to a stop awaiting clearance across the CN/BNSF tracks at Ash St. Interlocking.
A BNSF GP50/SD9/B23-7 power set get under way again passing the last semiphores in the Chicagoland area at Brighton Park.
LAW continues the trek down the NS Industrial tracks toward Ashland Ave. yard with a stellar BNSF consist pulling hard across the famed steel bridges of Ash. St. Interlocking.
One of only a handful left, former Conrail C39-8 8200 awaits a line-up at C.P. 71st. St. to continue west, than east onto BNSF's Chicago for a trip into Cicero with NS's Landers Job.
BNSF 9359 pauses at the east end of BNSF's Western Ave. yard as downtown Chicago lights the skies in the background.
A Pleasant Prairie empty cruises under the famed DeKalb coaling towers in the last minutes of sunlight.