The recently repaired 1206 is now doing the honors downtown, pictured here picking up a pair of empties at Domino Sugar.
The Harbors only two SD38-2's are paired together on a lengthy transfer run to CP's Bensenville Yard. IHB 3861 is a former Milwaukee Road motor rebuilt from SD40 standards, and the trailing unit, ... (more)
UP 4759 leads all the good power south through Des Plaines enroute to its destination of Proviso yard. Fifth out is a repainted former NS GP15-1 now owned by LTEX for leasing.
After dropping the unnecessary NS power in Kankakee, the pair of former Sant Fe motors rumble through the quiet town of Dwight, IL, slamming the old GM&O main in the process.
While working Kankakee's small yard, BNSF 3038 pulls out of the west end for head room. Before leaving, 31K will be re-crewed with an NS B29 crew, and drop the last 3 units, leaving only the two A... (more)
BNSF 3038 west cruises through Momence and past the restored NYC depot at track speed. It was thought for a time that NS had a slow order over the UP diamonds in town, but clearly that has been ab... (more)
A rare daylight chase presents itself as NS 31K swings around the Schneider wye operating over what is affectionately known as the "Kankakee Belt." Today's power was none too shabby, being led by ... (more)
A trio of ex ATSF motors lead a mainly ethanol train around Menard's Curve on BRC's 59th St. Branch enroute to Clearing yard.
Soon to be side lined 1208 smokes it up as the crew makes the run up the hill toward the BNSF. With 7 scrap loads and the switcher at less then 1/2 its strength, no telling what damage is constant... (more)
This Grand Rapids bound train emerges from the 21st St. lift bridge during the evening rush.
Heritage Corridor train 917 strolls across the BNSF's entrance to Corwith yard, past Corwith tower, and past one of the only remaining GM&O CPL's in Chicago on its journey west toward Joliet.
BNSF 2772 has a clear across the old B&O, and the ok to head into Lander's Yard from the NS. This BNSF crew was beside themselves as they watched their little engine erupt.
BNSF 2772 is definately having some issues as it drags a cut of stacks down the Belt main toward NS's Landers Yard.
SP 8579 cruises down the Belt as they reach the east end of Rockwell Yard and prepare to cross the old Southwest Hwy. at Columbus Rd. The Belt maintainer strategically placed himself in order to r... (more)
The crew on SP 8579 isn't wasting any time as they cruise down the Belt main line and skim the eastern edge of Midway Airport and the CTA Orange Line.