UP 1158 still sporting its cotton belt SSW paint leads L-BU51 south passed West Lake Avenue in Glenview, IL.
Ever since this engine got patched in 2004, it has managed to escape the paint booth for another 16 years and hold its ground working locals in northern Illinois. Its seen here leading LBU51B as i... (more)
Union Pacific recently lowered the number of locals along the Milwaukee and Kenosha Subs to two trains, LBU51 and LPR50. Here we see LBU51 passing through Chittenden in Gurnee after switching vari... (more)
At this point the Kenosha Sub directly parallels Sheridan Road. After dropping a single hopper at racine siding, it zooms south past me, sitting on the roof of my car trying to get some extra elev... (more)
UP 1158, a GP60 still sporting its Cotton Belt paint scheme takes train LBU51 passed West Lake Ave in Glenview, IL
After sitting at Bain for what seems forever to wait for some MOW to clear, LBU51 finally moves south on the Milwaukee Sub on its way to Proviso. With a short train and 3 units in total, this trai... (more)
UP 1158 once again leads LBU51, this time with 3 units in total. After dropping off a car near the metra station and taking a lunch break, the train now makes it’s way down the farm lead that cuts... (more)
During a total downpour, UP 1158, an ex-SSW GP60 continues it’s way down the still jointed rail Kenosha Sub.
UP 1158, in cotton belt paint, leads an extra LPS15 north through Lawrence and between the CGW searchlights. This is the first train 1158 has led on the Harvard.
UP 1158, in its original Cotton Belt paint scheme, leads the LPR49 local south through Des Plaines.
Southbound Waukegan local sweeps around the corner at Norma on its way to Bryn Mawr.
Patched Cotton Belt GP60 1158 leads a local south through Des Plaines.
UP 1158, an ex-Cotton Belt GP60, still in its original paint, rests in Waukegan yard overnight.
The LSB54 local makes its return trip toward Villa Grove with a severe storm looming in the background.
UP 1158, with its Cotton Belt logo showing proudly on the nose, sits paired with UP 1133 on the engine lead at Villa Grove.