A pair of former UP tunnel motors sit in Galesburg Yard. Rumor has it these are bound for scrapping.
The usual variety of engines sit in the engine facility at Galesburg Yard. Also included is a recently repainted Alabama & Gulf Coast geep in G&W paint.
An empty coal train snakes out of downtown and into Galesburg Yard behind a CN SD75I. A couple of BNSF inspection cars are visible in the background, parked near the Amtrak station.
Always interesting to see what's sitting around in Galesburg.
Something old passing a sea of new.
An A-B-A set of EMD's idle away at the engine facility, waiting for the next call to duty.
Shortly after sunrise, a BNSF SD40-2 switches around the Galesburg Yard.
BNSF 8848 departs the yard with a taconite train, passing a pair of SD70ACe's on a loaded coal train. The tac train is making way to the Barstow Sub (Peavine), while the coal train would depart sh... (more)
After bringing their train into the yard, these two BNSF GE's prepare to make the short run to the engine facility.
An eastbound departs the Galesburg Yard, headed for the Cameron Connector, where it would gain access to the BNSF Chillicothe Sub.
A local departs the Galesburg Yard on a sunny morning. The famous Galesburg engine facility can be seen in the background.