Many railroads in Chicago slowed down due to the extreme cold the region has been experiencing over the passed few days. UP restricted trains to 40mph, except Z trains of course. Here, UP 4279 pie... (more)
Eastbound crosses routes 23 and 34 in De Kalb.
2019 is off to a good start as UP 6706 highballs east under the old CNW coaling tower in De Kalb, IL. AC4400CW 6706 is the last patched CNW on UP's roster.
UP AC4400CW 7097 leads a detouring California Zephyr west under the coal chute in De Kalb.
Katy and MoPac heritage lead mixed freight through De Kalb, Illinois.
Adam Farence Photo
The Global 2 to Lathrop, CA bird flies under the ex-CNW coal chute at DeKalb.
A loaded coal train ducks under the coaling tower at De Kalb as it heads east towards Chicago.
Heritage meets Heritage...
The colors of early dawn are cracking to the east, silhouetting the old steam-era concrete coaling tower still spanning the Chicago and North Western’s main line through De Kalb, Illinois, on Marc... (more)
One of UP's new tier 4 locomotives and a SD40N take MPRCB west under the old Chicago and NorthWestern coal tower in DeKalb, Illinois.
Eastbound Z through downtown Dekalb.
UP 4711 flies eastbound through downtown Dekalb en-route to Chicago.
Eastbound Bird through Dekalb