As a result of the February Midwest blizzard the Burlington Northern Santa Fe operated their Jordan spreader over many of their Illinois lines. On February 5th the plow work train is at Waterman,... (more)
In a strange quirk of fate, CNW 8646, one of the two famed "CNW Twins," the last two CNW units in original, unpatched paint, managed to find its way onto it's longtime rival's track... (more)
Eastbound BNSF manifest roll's into Waterman, IL on a very nice spring day.
NS 1074, the Delaware Lackawanna heritage unit, rolls east through Waterman along the old BN.
Breaking the still of night, NS's Interstate Heritage locomotive leads more oil empties back to the Bakken oil fields.
A Santa Fe Warbonnet leads the way through Waterman, headed west down the old BN.
Welcome to the town of Waterman.
The UP's Troy Grove Local heads south, about to cross the former BN main at "BX Xing."
#3162 was the highest numbered GP50 in the BN fleet, delivered with the orange tiger-striped nose. It sports the new whiteface look, a pre-merger scheme, seen here paralleling US30 near Waterman.
This UP "heritage" locomotive has since been repainted into the colors of the Waterman & Western and operates in a city park.
The one-of-a-kind yellow swoosh logo heads west with intermodal for the Seattle.
A nice pair of B40-8s in Heritage 1 paint head west with old #41 by the Ho-Ka Turkey sign west of Waterman.
I imagine this place gets busy around Thanksgiving ;-)
BNSF 753 leads three other GEs wesetbound through the northwestern Illinois countryside.
Westbound double stacks bound for Seattle roll through Waterman, IL on the BNSF Aurora Sub.