Local power idles off in the distance, while 2 former ATSF cabooses sit on a side track! Though nothing of their former glory and graffiti covered, great to find two same roadname Cabeese in the s... (more)
An empty grain bound for western Iowa is about to Blairsburg in central Iowa. The CN era of big power hasn't quite taken effect west of Waterloo back in 2006, the 40's were still king on many trai... (more)
BNSF 1581 switches the yard in Galesburg.
BNSF's Streator Turn, the weekend incarnation of the LCHI101 road freight, heads west through Toluca in arguably better days. The "super pool" has done away with the seniority based crew... (more)
SD40-2r 7370, a B30-7 and a B39-8 lead a westbound past the salt flats at Cochise, Arizona.
The BNSF Barstow to Rock Island turn rarely rates 6-axle power, but on this day a former Santa Fe rebuilt SD45-2 gets the honors in downtown Moline.
A westbound welded rail train makes is way up grade along the Clark Fork River at Woodlin near Thompson Falls, MT after dropping new CWR at Eddy. This train was moving to mile 36 to drop the balan... (more)
A pair of BNSF SD40-2R's brings the L-CHI101, aka the "Streator Flip" west at Edelstein on its way back to Galesburg.
An SD45 rebuild unit sits in Galesburg Yard.
Pacing Standard Cabs! A very nice looking set of SD40-2Rs lead a short freight towards the town of Seymour. (Pace shot at 1/20 sec.)
BNSF SD40-2R 1581 leads Local 102 west past the new signals at Hodgkins.
MRL rebuilt SD40 265 and venerable GP9 no. 109 get a roll on their local as they accelerate out of Townsend, MT and across the Missouri River. The train is about to tackle Winston Hill on its way ... (more)
The 403 local crew has died in the siding at Warner, tied it down, and is cabbing home to Galesburg while the train waits for a shuttle crew.
Five engines from NRE-Silvis are dead-in-tow on the daily Barstow to Galesburg local. The red and blue/yellow SD40-2s are former DM&E and the black GP11's are former Illinois Central.