Two BNSF trains meet at speed at Williamsfield under the watchful eyes of the former Santa Fe searchlight signals.
A cool, starry night in western Illinois found a couple friends and I doing night shots on former ATSF rails, now the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision.
BNSF 7035 and 3 others take an intermodal train through the signals in Williamsfield.
An east bound train high lights the scene as the Santa Fe cantilever signal stands tall, with a little help from a guy wire.
A westbound stack train from Chicago, IL, to Los Angelus, CA, rolls thru Williamsfield, IL. This train is running 2x2 in DP-ed mode. Williamsfield is located at MP 158.4. New signals are in place ... (more)
Speeding west into a colorful sunset, yet another BNSF intermodal train heads for Kansas City on the Chillicothe Subdivision. This is an HDR shot, made from four different exposures.
The horses don't seem to care that a high speed intermodal is blasting past as a thunderstorm also is nearby. Minutes later the rain cuts loose on this scene.
The mail train hits the crossovers at Williamsfield early in its journey across the continent.
After holding at Williamsfield for more than an hour for track work BNSF 7602 continues west.
Telephoto of an original paint unit leading thru Williamsfield.
How many horses do you see?
A pair of SD40-2's lead a Herzog ballast train east after being passed by more shooters on the Transcon at Williamsfield.
Old 991 train coasts beneath former ATSF cantilever signal bridge at Williamsfield.
A Warbonnet GE leads an eastbound intermodal train at Williamsfield, Illinois.
An eastbound flies through the snow on the ex-Santa Fe near Williamsfield, Illinois.