A number of different units lead Troy Grove Job LPJ04 west through Cortland Illinois
UP 8024 leads a 210 car, 13227ft, 14889tn and 858 axle QPRNPV past the C&NW style search lights at Cortland.
As the moon rises over the small and quiet town of Cortland, IL, a westbound "Bird" breaks the silence as it does a solid 60 past the still standing C&NW Searchlights.
UPY GP15-1 715 leads the Troy Grove local west through Cortland, passing one of a few remaining CNW searchlights on the Geneva Sub.
After catching the unit coal train tied down in half in Nelson, IL earlier on in the day, it is finally on the move with DPU UP 6590 giving a shove through the CNW signals
UP ran an engineering special along the Geneva sub. It is passing CPY055, which is still protected by CNW searchlights and still uses codeline within the interlocking.
MMTPR UP 7250 east dodges the early morning shadows as its splits the C&NW style search lights at Cortland, IL.
A dream come true. I have always wanted to shoot the C&NW Twins passing C&NW signals. Well on the morning of my birthday, I said enough was enough and made a dream a reality. C&NW 8646 leads the w... (more)
One of the two remaining CNW-painted units on Union Pacific leads an eastbound Global transfer job through some of the last standing CNW-style signals left on the ex-Chicago Northwestern mainline.
UP 8263 splits the searchlights of the small town Cortland, IL along the UP's Geneva Sub.
Eastbound Z on the old Northwestern mainline.
The 5000th GEVO leads the Proviso to Council Bluffs train through Cortland with the CNW searchlight signals in the distance
As a hot summer sun rises in the clear, July sky, a 130-car eastbound North Antelope Mine, WY to Oak Creek, WI loaded coal train (UP CNAOK 17) hustles through the town of Cortland and past the Chi... (more)
The "CNW Twins" 8701 and 8646 split the CNW searchlight signals at the crossovers in Cortland.