Making good speed, 472 passes the grain elevator in Stillman Valley.
472 cools its heels as it prepares for a meet with a westbound 687.
472 approaches WSS Adeline with a nice lash-up.
472 nears Adeline with a pair of Pacman logoed SD40-2's and a KCS SD70ACe.
A little over 14 hours ago, we shot this train at dawn at the same place with no crew!! Go figure, as it had a trio of blue and yellows.
Twilight at Adeline with a trio of blue and yellows on an empty ethanol train.
An eastbound road freight hits the WSS Adeline on a beautiful Spring morning.
The City of Cylinder passes threw the picturesque countryside of Northern Illinois on it's way west.
Rounding the curve at MP 104
A cold front has dumped 6 inches of snow across northern Illinois. As the first train over this line since the storm MBEMC blasts through the drifts like a destroyer at flank speed. Prepare for bl... (more)
Two of the crew have set the switch on the west end of the siding in Adeline and return to the cab to proceed towards Savanna.
In the midnight hour, I find this ICE train parked out at Adeline dead due to the CP detours and crews running out of hours. Bright starry sky, I open up the shutter for 9:15 and my buddies begin ... (more)
IC&E's BRC to Nahant manifest leaves the siding at Adeline after meeting its counterpart, MNACC.
A westbound manifest just outside Adeline.
Another UP M-PRCB train detouring over the IC&E thunders west with the Oregon Nuke Plant making a commanding presence in the background. Note the friendly wave from the conductor.