A bit of sunshine breaks through a snow storm just west of Cameron, IL, as a heavy eastbound BNSF coal train roars across the landscape toward nearby Galesburg.
Westbound stack train.
Westbound stack train blasting out of Galesburg.
In a hard-blowing snow storm, an eastbound BNSF coal train roars across the Illinois plains near Cameron, with its next crew change at Galesburg.
Native Colors: Class locomotive No. 500 of Santa Fe's fleet of Dash8-40BWs mated with a BN SD40-2 have a roll on 92 cars in the Heartland. Fuji Velvia.
After pulling up to the crossover at CP 1844 and a quick crew change, BNSF 6019 west departs and prepares to go through the Cameron connection and turn west towards Burlington, IA as it goes to ge... (more)
As the sun lay low across the prairie, BNSF U-FCKCNI-0-20 is slowly easeing its way down grade as the unit sand train is about the diverge from the main 2 track at Control-Point (CP) 1805 (MP-185.... (more)
In high winds with blowing snow, SD70MAC No. 8903 pushes on the rear of an eastbound BNSF coal drag at Cameron, IL. Less than a half mile in the other direction, the Transcon flies over this main ... (more)
After clearing 170th St. in Cameron, IL the Distributed Power units (DPU) of BNSF C-ALNMEK-1-19 (Alliance,NE-Memphis,TN/NS) in command by the head motor notch down as the train approaches the BNSF... (more)
About a half hour after the total eclipse at Cameron,IL..Thanks Erik for the heads up.
Amtrak 192 and 2 lead the westbound Southwest Chief over the BNSF Ottumwa Sub after just coming through the Cameron connection and onto the BNSF Chillicothe Sub.
Slowly coming out of Cameron Jct. at Control-Point (CP)-185 is the Cherokee Yard bound BNSF M-GALTUL-1-23 (Galesburg,IL-Tulsa,OK) a manifest that is about to enter on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub. Th... (more)
Only 5 hours late, Amtrak #5 California Zephyr pick up the pace as it heads west through the bean fields of Cameron, Ill on the BNSF Ottumwa Sub on ... (more)
The Ol' War Horses
Slowly rolling through the bean fields in the rural farming community of Cameron, Ill is the eastbound BNSF L-CHI102-22 (Galesburg,IL-Hodgkins IL) a local job t... (more)