Riding on home rails for the first time in a long time, former BN SD40, now BNSF 1706, screams west through the small town of Hinckley with a long cut of cars for Oregon & Rochelle.
A former Santa Fe SD40-2 leads 476 west past the depot in Steward.
The 476 job races west into the town of Waterman, IL, with a former ATSF SD40 up front.
A pair of SD40s, the leader bearing Santa Fe colors, fly through Hinckley with the Rochelle local in tow... bound for Eola.
On a very windy spring afternoon, the oh so popular 476 job crawls west out of Sugar Grove after waiting for a stack train. Todays local features a Hudson Bay SD50, headed to the Illinois Railnet ... (more)
A former ATSF SD40-2 leads 476 west past the Ho-Ko Turkeys sign west of Waterman.
R-CHI476's power runs around to the other end of the small yard in Oregon.
With the 60m breaking, BNSF ran the 476 job with a sole Bluebonnet SD40 for power, seen here curving out of Shabbona, IL.
A former Santa Fe SD40-2 leads R-CHI476 west through Flagg Center.
A former Santa Fe SD40-2 leads R-CHI476 west past the old CB&Q depot in Shabbona.
With only 2 more days until the official beginning of spring, a former ATSF “BlueBonnet” SD40 coasts through Steward on the former BN, passing the namesake depot in the heart of town.
The 1755, a former Santa Fe SD40, breaks the silence of the small town of Hinckley, IL. Today this veteran takes charge of the 476 job, bound for Rochelle, IL & Oregon, IL.
During a short “heatwave” in the midst of 30 degree highs here in Chicago, a former Santa Fe SD40 cruises into Waterman, IL, passing a large grain facility to the north.
With highs in the single digits, an H1 SD40 & a H4 “triclops” SD60M take the 476 job west through Big Rock... bound for the second part of work at Flagg Center.