Another day, another pair of IC SD70's on the L509, this time IC 1038 is leading the pack.
Illinois Central SD70 No. 1038 and company begin to notch up as they get to work pulling a heavy loaded ore train out of the P&C Docks in Conneaut, Ohio during a light snowfall.
With nearly 30 cars, the first Southbound rolls through the old KO Jct. at CP Sandy where they will take the Greenville Sub towards Shenango yard
Illinois Central 1038 Hammers South with approximately 90 loads of ore.
A late afternoon Bessemer empty ore train heads north after at meet at CP Sandy. Locomotives:IC 1038 SD70IC 1034 SD70IC 1018 SD70
A trio of IC SD70's belch smoke as they haul an empty Bessemer ore train north and up grade. Locomotives:IC 1038 SD70IC 1034 SD70IC 1018 SD70
IC 1038 leads an empty coal train south through Greenville as it splits the classic Bessemer searchlights at MP 88.4 on the CN Bessemer Subdivision.
Early morning yard job, the crew on the yard job goes about their duty's. After they have built their train they will head so to Champaign, IL. IC 1038 awaits permission to enter the A plant in G... (more)
IC power gets a 30mph pull on a unit train of empty hoppers rolling up out of the Mississippi valley at Rockdale in Dubuque. I've always loved shooting at this location dating back to the CC&P da... (more)
A nice surprise, on this sunny morning!
Passing a classic EJ&E searchlight signal, IC 1038 runs solo on this westbound taconite train, headed for the East Joliet Yard and ultimately, Eola Yard (BNSF).
A trio of deathstars are moving right along, headed east with taconite loads.
After a crew change in Flint, 397 gets rolling again behind an IC SD70, GTW GP38-2 and a BC Rail C40-8M, elephant style.