The engineer for this southbound coal drag climbs aboard while a grain train waits nearby.
Grain heads south from Dupo.
This southbound manifest slowly clatters off the outside track onto the mainline as it leaves Howell Yard. The engineer leaned out of the cab and wished me a happy St. Patty's day.
Smoking second generation diesels hauling mixed freight over rusty bridges. A slowly dissapearing scene of classic North American Railroading.
A brand new SD70MAC in CSX's new 'Dark Future' livery leads an intermodal south over the Ohio on a sunny Saturday morning.
A westbound empty coal drag rumbles over Marshall Avenue.
4342 with CN 2680 lead a southbound mixed manifest under the IL Rte. 3 bridge and into town at the end of the day.
U SEMBIR stops at the south end of Dupo Yard.
This BNSF taconite train comes under the signal tower at Dupo as crew on some light power look on.
A southbound mixed freight heads out of Dupo with a delightful smattering of power. Included in the lash-up is NS 8406 still in Conrail Blue, and EMD lease unit 6302.
A shiny 3795 with UP's executive coaches in tow screams around a corner out of Kirkwood westbound. See N691LF's shot of this same train as it crossed the MacArthur Bridge: http://www.railpictures... (more)
A loaded unit coal train is constructed south of Dupo.
A nice unpatched SP DPU on the end of a northbound empty coal drag heading into Dupo Yard.
Still in Conrail blue, 8381 waits patiently for clearance into the Princeton Interlocking with the CSX CE&D Subdivision at dawn.
Three units lead an empty coal drag westbound out of Kirkwood, here about to cross Geyer road.