Coasting downhill off the Tehachapi mountains, an eastbound BNSF stack train is approaching Mojave.
The inbound Saluki from Carbondale makes it's way across the St. Charles Air Line as another train set waits to be wyed and backed into the wash rack below in the coach yard.
A short train of stacks makes short work of Edelstein Hill as they work their way under Santa Fe Rd.
Cruising west towards Chillicothe, a pair of former ATSF locomotives power this baretable train destined for storage.
Preparing to stop and drop off a hopper at the glass plant, the local rolls past the ATSF depot and under the pedestrian bridge in Streator.
Rounding the curve at Kernan, the local picks up speed after stopping in Streator for a meet with a westbound Z-9.
After setting out a hopper for the glass plant in town, the local heads east out of Streator as the sun begins to set. Today's train is lead by a nice former-Santa Fe GP30.
The DP unit on a westbound empty coal train sits near the crossovers in Ruby, NE, on the BNSF's always busy Ravenna Subdivision.
The Illinois RailNet's CF7s rest by the riverfront in LaSalle, IL on an overcast afternoon. This is an HDR image, made from three digital captures.
A brand-new GE ES44DC leads the CNIKCK westbound down the "Racetrack" through LaGrange, IL in nice late afternoon light.
The eastbound California Zephyr rolls out of the station stop at Green River, UT and rounds a big curve in the desolate scenery of east-central Utah.
Meeting a westbound, the eastbound Q370 charges east under the bridge at Coburg, IN on a cold late fall day in NW Indiana.
The hump trimmer locomotives congregate next to the yard office at Galeburg late on a winter day. How many one-of-a-kind BNSF paint schemes can you count?
The sun glints off of an empty coal train returning west for another load.
The trio of A-B-A SD40-2s that are assigned to the Galesburg hump yard slip into the diesel shop tracks to pick up a boxcar from the supply department.