Almost unpatched SP SD45T-2 9395 and a TP&W GP38-2 wait for clearance to cross the CSX ex-Monon mainline in Reynolds with a eastbound manifest. The train ended up sitting here almost 12 hours.
The landscaping and finishing touches for the new Homewood Railroad Park are looking pretty nice. The power on this southbound manifest is even nicer! WC GP40 3024 is on the point, with a HLCX SD6... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific freight bound for Proviso Yard slowly passes along the former CNW mainline thru Elmhurst with a whole gaggle of EMD locomotives.
With another busy morning along the BNSF racetrack well underway an eastbound general merchandise freight heads under the signal bridge at Lavergne.
NS Dash 9 9715 highballs into Porter approaching Porter Junction.
EMD Oakway SD60 9045 heads east through Naperville with a manifest.
KCS GP40-2 4748 heads slowly down the TRRA with a manifest.
BNSF Warbonnet B40-8W 573 holds with a westbound manifest, while BNSF AC4400CW 5611 pulls up with the westbound M-CSXPAS.
IC SD70 1027, a CEFX ex-BN SD40-2, and a UP C40-8 wait to depart Homewood with a southbound manifest.
Fresh out of the paint booth, 6005 leads a southbound out of a nice break in the woods south of town.
IC had just been single tracked when I took this picture.
CN SD40-2s 6265 and 5955 depart Homewood with a southbound manifest.
Looking out the back of a passing train, we see the PRR Erie-built 9458 on a freight. These were too big to build in Beloit, so FM contracted the work out to Erie after hiring famed industrial de... (more)
7 UP SD40-2s led by 2985 lead a eastbound manifest through Rochelle.
Action at Blue Island, Illinois finds ex-UP covered wagons included in another mix-n-match lashup on the Rock.