BNSF 6919 and IC 6016 pause infront of the Stevens Point dispatching offices located in the former Stevens Point depot at the north end of yard limits.
A trio of CN EMD's decked out in various noodle liveries highball north (geographically west) bound for Canada.
WC 1562 rounds a curve and awaits clearance onto the main and back into Stevens Point yard after working a few of the local industries.
Domtar's NW2 #26 heads through the paper mill to grab some empty box cars from the back lot. This switcher is located at the famed former Nekoosa Paper mills in Port Edward, WI.
SOO GP38-2 4445 occupies the southeast leg of the wye at Sturtevant Jct.
The newest addition to the UP roster is this little bugger. An all original NRE built genset switcher, not re-using any cores or frames. Here it is pausing between jobs at Proviso yard.
Manifest bound for Pasco, WA heads down the Chicago Sub before splitting onto the Aurora Sub for its trip Northwest.
A pair of warbonnet's yard their coal train in Eola yard. It's not exactly common to see a pair of matched SD75M's this close to Chicago these days.
One of the best looking ATSF Dash 9's I've seen in years leads a stack train bound for Logistic's Park on the BNSF Chili Sub.
BNSF 1722, a high nose SD9, idles along side a former ATSF B23-7 in Eola Yard. An example of the oldest EMD and GE on BNSF's roster, or close to it...
The "junk train" strolls west into the setting sun with a pair of former CNW SD40-2's...
Some of UP's finest pose in western Illinois with yet another dead crew on the first day of 2007.
A trio of assorted UP AC4400's pause in the afternoon light for a crew change on New Years Day.
ICE GP9 126 and GP40-2 4200 double team a local along UP's Geneva Sub in Clinton, IA.
The first MPRCB of 2007 exits the Mississippi River bridge and enters Iowa on this crisp January day.