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.
A quartet of SD40-2s pass a vintage Milwaukee Road town sign at the west end of Adeline siding.
Rounding the curve just east of Adeline Siding, IC&E's daily train off the DM&E at Huron, SD to BRC's Clearing Yard in Chicago with 4 SD40-2s and 116 cars.
A pair of ICE trains, the eastbound showing signs of the wintery conditions to the west, meet at Adeline siding, just west of Byron, IL.
As the morning begins westbound empty ethanol train ECCAU speeds west, east of Adeline, ILL.