UP Mixed Freight waiting for the line to clear up east to head into Proviso.
Waiting for traffic to clear, the UP 3080 holds #2 MT at Wheaton, IL
Accelerating east on a beautiful morning, commuters head toward Chicago
The reason I dragged myself out of bed this AM, the 3 CNW's slam west through College Avenue
From atop the DuPage County Courthouse and Fairgrounds parking garage, we shoot the UP 2001, 3300, and 1995 for the first time. We almost got skunked by the westbound train, which was going very s... (more)
UP 2001, 3300, and 1995 accelerate out of the holding point in Wheaton. The bridge was once a railroad bridge but now carries a bike path.
The Mopac unit leads CNW 8646 westbound towards Council Bluffs. The 8701 was part of the consist but got left behind for some reason. =(
Coming to a stop at the station...
Rounding the curve thru the station...
Just another ex-Northwestern unit.... sans smiley though. =(
The two Olympic units bracket the new CNW heritage unit as the Council Bluffs - Proviso manifest hits the home stretch.
Nothing special here
UP 3097, a "Snoot" and one of only four that can lead in the C&NW territory, leads a westbound stacker through Wheaton.