Switching in the rain
EMDX 1608/1607 are parked at Barstow,IL. awaiting their trip via BNSF/CP/UP to Marshalltown,IA..
Santa Fe veterans sit on the west end of Barstow Yard awaiting a trip back to Galesburg.
A pair of reactivated, but worn warbonnet GE's lead several other BNSF engines on the local switching the west end of Barstow Yard.
Rebuilt and repainted SD75I 288 is tied down in the yard at Barstow. The modified "swoosh" paint scheme looks pretty sharp on these EMD's.
Due to record rainfall to the north, the Rock River is rising out of it's banks as well as the nearby streams. Fields surrounding the Barstow Yard are flooding but the railroad appears safe for n... (more)