Fake IC Dash 9 2697 and a CN C40-8M lead a eastbound manifest down the old IC Iowa Division.
This ex. Algoma Central SD40-2 leads M337 out of Hawthorne on the Freeport Sub.
6252 leads M337 down to Riverside Dr. to wait on M338.
Just a few minutes before sunset on Christmas Eve, CN Dash 9 2680, a CN SD75I, and a CSX YN3 GP38-2 back into Hawthorne Yard in Cicero.
WC 7502 departs Lena after meeting WC 7524 and 7506 on M337. The train is just clearing the siding, passing the town signs and co-op, and a little Christmas decor along the tracks.
WC 7524 and 7506 thunder past WC 7502 with a grain train in the siding. I never thought I'd shoot two, let alone 3, WC's on different trains passing eachother in 2006. What an unexpected surpris... (more)
BLE 909, WC 7496, & CN/IC 6100 head east over the Fox River.
Freshly repainted into CN colors, DMIR 401 leads LTEX 4912 and NS 7023 eastbound over the Rock River.
A pure IC consist is recorded leading the 337 train today, seen crossing the Rock River in downtown Rockford from the public boatlaunch. The train will re-crew in Freeport a few miles west.
WC 3024 & IC 3140 head to the IHB after passing the connection to the Forest Park Branch.
CN #4996 squints into the early morning sun, as it head back to the yard with a string of empties.
A nice pair of GT GP38-2s, #s 5853 and 5817, head Westbound on the elevated CN Freeport Line as they head through Berwyn.
UP 5033 and BNSF 1683 wait to get permission to head down to the IHB. This is another odd ball lash up on the CN Freeport Sub.
IC 6015 west waits clearance
Ex IC #6011 leads a CN freight over the single track ex ICG Freeport Sub through Hillside, IL. (Fuji S5000 @ 1/850 F6.3)