Annual run of the CP Holiday Train across the ex-MILW route.
CP Rail #2246 leads the Holiday Train into Byron, IL as everyone in town watches it come in and ready for the concert with Kelly Prescott and Colin James
Five EMD's lead this 8000 foot manifest. All five in notch 8 and sanders on to keep this monster at track speed. Power UP1948,UP2007,CP4432,CP4450,Soo4448. The SD40N's were probably taken at Be... (more)
A short local heads east and across the Rock River bridge east of Byron, Illinois after an overnight snow-storm.
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Eastbound tonnage on the ICE powers by nearing Byron.
An IC&E westbound throttles up as it nears the old crossing of the CGW, a remnant of which can be seen on the right.
The four EMD's emerge from the massive Milwaukee Road steel span bridge in Byron, IL as they bounce and sway down the un-maintained jointed rail.
Today's LDS gets ready to pull out of the Byron run around track after meeting the eastbound MNACC. ICE 4202 will then proceed to shove onto the old CGW spur, whats left of it, and switch the loca... (more)
Daily westbound is west of Byron approaching Leaf River. Even ICE employees were out chasing this day!
One of two untouched CNW units leads a detoured MPRCB over the ICE....
An ex-CNW SD40-2 leads a long IC westbound out of Byron, destined for Savannah and points northwest.
An idyllic midwestern scene in the rolling hills of western IL
CNW goes where the fallen flags of MILW & CGW once flew, Byron, IL., on a detour move over today's IC&E.
The EMD quartet grinds uphill into Byron out of the Rock River Valley.