Up and over the hill, doing every bit of 70mph...
From rain and mud to snow in less than 30 minutes. A visit to the Slot, revealed a modest amount of snow and the need for snow shoes to reach this perch over looking the BNSF Scenic Sub.
Three H1 Dash 9's on one train, that's pretty neat.
BNSF 662 leads a whole rainbow of power on today's South Seattle, WA bound Z train. The re-lettered cigar band was slightly irritating...
A fairly clean BNSF Gevo leads a black variation of the same model and a pair of old school former BN SD40-2's.
The normal wide cab's lead Z CHCSEE west down main 2, with a little surprise sandwiched in the middle. BNSF Research and Test Car #82, the "Kootenai River."
A clean H1 leads Z CHCSSE out of Cicero yard.
3 some... As Z CHCSSE heads back into the yard for the rest of his train, the eastbound Southwest Chief cruises past on main 1 while a coal train glides West of Main 2.
A dirty GE leads a pristine SD60M and a fake warbonnet on the colorful Z CHCSSE.
A trio of orange high tail it out of Aurora, with a train good for more then track speed.
Two BNSF Dash 9's sandwich an old B40-8 on Z Chicago-South Seattle.
Another South Seattle high priority pig train rounds the curve out of Hinckley headed for points Northwest.
Yet another stack train heads west out of Cicero.
A BNSF stack train ducks under the IC on its way out of Chicago.
BNSF 5299 departs Cicero Yd. into the snow storm.