On a cold and crisp winter's morning, GTW GP9R 4623 and GP38-2 4911 lead L545 out of Rowell Chemical in Willow Springs. Both units still maintain their classic Grand Trunk paint.
BNSF 654, an original ATSF warbonnet, leads CHIGAL-16 out of Willow Springs yard.
The last SD40-2 in Grand Trunk paint switches out Rowell Chemical in Willow Springs.
Santa Fe Bluebonnet 2382 switches baretables at Willow Springs Yard.
The Oil Local switches Rowell Chemical with a Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38-2 in charge. Trailing is the EJ&E 666, which now wears CN paint.
The Super C flies low through Willow Springs,IL..
An extended cab GP50 in Cascade green paint, known as a GP50L, works the ramp at Willow Springs Yard. These GP50L's were designed to carry five man crews.
Santa Fe's Super C westbound through Willow Springs.
BNSF B40-8 8639 leads the 102 local west under Leon Cook Road.
Westbound departing Willow Springs.
The mean green machines are back on the 102 as they duck under Leon Cook Road in Willow Springs.
An interesting variety of power idles in GM Yard on this beautiful Winter afternoon.
The BN SD60M duo cranks it into run 8 as it departs west for Joliet, and eventually Galesburg.
Something you definitely do not see in GM yard, six axle units, let alone BN SD60M's! Recently re-activated, these units are popping up in pairs all over the Midwest. Photo taken on BNSF property ... (more)