I'll take a cloudy sky if it means a crisp reflection in the water. About a minute later, a speedboat cruised by and sent ripples across the entire inlet.
MSSPR's lead unit broke down, so one of the Saint Paul helpers was assigned as the new leader instead. Nice to see a good ol' Dash 2 on the point.
Late departure = better sun angles.
I think this was the MIC's truck.
Two of five remaining DMIR tunnel motors head up this empty ore train.
Rebuilt ex-CNW 4600 series heads up the rock train west.
Surprise in Butler Yard that morning; we chased it all the way to Adams.
SOO unit, paired up with a now-CP brother rests at the yard.
This is the last Metra train to stop at Brighton Park; according to the contract workers on site, the semaphores would be gone within three hours.
Rough neighborhood, muddy water, common engines...but look at the bridge!
A seldom-photographed train, UP's MITBU (former MITPR) takes it easy around the curve as it ends its run on CN trackage rights.
A couple months back...just when the fall colors were starting to fade.
One of the last few WC SD45s in service, OLS-painted 7638 leads M336 south. We tried to give chase but lost the train near Duplainville.
A nice addition to the Bain local is this CGW caboose, which has been around since at least 2000. I wonder what they used as a shoving platform before this?
UP's Bain local switches out PPC Industries, which is nicknamed "Plasticland" by crews.