An assortment of power lays over at Proviso on a foggy autumn evening.
RailPower Gensets are now a common sight on UP's Proviso hump jobs, as are the SD40's these units were rebuilt from. UPY 889 (ex-UP SD40-2 3359) and UPY 888 (ex-UP SD40-2 3331) work the hump on a ... (more)
Note the former EL SDP45 coupled to this unit.
A CNW SD38-2 switches cars in Proviso yard.
UP continues to take delivery of new GE locomotives...
A view of the Car Retarder Operators (CRO) board inside Tower-C at the UP's Proviso Hump Yard.
The good old days!
The dead line at Proviso is getting longer with the sidelining of the C&NW C40-8's. 23 units await repairs or disposition.
Enroute to be smashed into little little pieces, former SP 6808 has been retro-fitted with an SD70M style cab for testing.
Looking more like a dead line at a museum rather than a class one railroad. The C&NW always had something for everyone.
Speeding through the yard with the diesel ramp to our right and a parked train to the left. "High-ball" to yard 9.
A friendly wave from the conductor and the job resumes switching out a switcher for Minooka.
Two hybrids wait for their next chore.
Job 19 heads to the shop to drop off a couple of traction motors.
Inside the C&NW heritage locomotive