MGA-CNW 5500 South with a mix of motive power rolls through Mather, Pa. in route to Bailey Mine on the MGA's Manor Branch.
An IC rebuild rubs shoulders with CP yard power in B'ville.
A pair of fallen flag GP40s heads west toward Bensenville Yard with a transfer from the Canadian National.
After setting out, CN/GT train 292 departs Durand Yard as a beautiful midwest sunset heralds the last light of an otherwise cloudy, rainy day.
It is time for these IC GP40R's to go to work.
IC yard job passes the power for the Q194.
Under IC ownership these GP40R's would have been used for intermodal service to the gulf coast. Now under CN ownership, they have been reduced to yard service.
A pair of faded and dirty IC GP40's works a cut of cars to make headroom in the yard under bright spring sunshine.
Illinois Central 3110 North is pumping air after working "MI'', the old telegraph call letters for Mt. Pulaski, Illinois. The 3110 is on the CNIC's Peoria Local, which operates daily as a turn out... (more)
Two older CN locomotives head up a transfer for CP Bensenville Yard.
A nice trio of CN/IC geeps await the call to duty at Cedar Rapids.
A rare visitor to this out-of-the-way corner of the CN system, GP40R 3117 whistles for the Council St. N.E. crossing in Cedar Rapids on the Iowa Division's 'Louisa Sub.' These weedy rails are the... (more)
CN northbound (eastbound by the compass) crosses over a fast moving river on its way to Sault Ste Marie, MI.
Nice set of horns