On a hazy September morning CNW 5050,5085,5073 along with UP 3953 and 3924 are eastbound at a blistering pace with mainly APL doublestacks.
7053 leads an empty hopper train at Alledonia, heading back to the mines for another load of coal from Murray Energy.
BNSF GP50 3136 leads a eastbound local through Brookfield.
The local rolls into the Pomona Yard.
A westbound NS train with a Southern painted GP50 and two GP30's take the siding at Tucker to meet an eastbound.
It definitely looks nicer outside in this photo than it is today. A cascade green duo with a GP50 leading takes the South Local across the County 6 crossing at Merrifield.
HOD102, better known as the Argonne Local, works its way through the industrial area of Woodridge.
Emerging from the forest, the Argonne Local prepares to begin its switching duties. Built in 1981 and still rolling in 2013, this Bluebonnet's paint has held up very well!
The crew of the Argonne Local prepares to run around the train, for the trip back to GM Yard in Hodgkins. Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP50 3178 and BN Cascade green GP28M 1500 are looking good in the afte... (more)
Looking good and about to pass under Route 83, the pair of classic Geeps highball west, bound for the Argonne Branch up ahead.
The "Argonne Local" heads west after shoving onto Main 2. Today, we have a sweet, pre-BNSF lash-up, in the form of a Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP50 and a BN, Cascade green GP28M.
A pair of former BN GP50's lead a southbound local down the Ft. Scott Sub in Kansas City. The World War I Memorial in KC can be seen in the distance.
Train 92 works upgrade on Bozeman Pass and is about to enter the tunnel at West End.
Santa Fe westbound hotshot emerging from tunnel 5 above Bealville
An NS local crew out of Rock Hill has waited for the L&C to get to the interchange in Chester so they can get their train and leave. If we put human qualities to these locomotives, you think the t... (more)