An evening thunderstorm is passing east over northern Illinois putting on quite the lighting show. The lighting spend over hour spreading out across the night sky making for easy photography. The ... (more)
The morning CP hotshot out of Minneapolis, MN, rolls east near MP 48, south of WEPCO, near Pleasant Prairie. The train will soon be crossing into Illinois for the remaining miles into Bensenville ... (more)
As viewed from the Highway 165 overpass, the 182 highballs through Pleasant Prairie, nearing the Illinois state line.
Immediately behind the 642 ethanol with a trio of SOO SD60s was this 636 ethanol with a trio of ICE SD40-2s.
SOO 6023 east races towards Chicago passing under Hwy 165 just before the Illinois state line.
With her Nathan P5 singing, a trio of SD40-2s head east past the pheasant farm.
Two GE's drag this 7300', 125 car grain train eastbound.
With it's RS5T blaring, Arizona Eastern Railway 6070 blasts by the Pleasant Prairie Power Plant and over a couple of crossings as it works it's way back south towards Chicago Union Station.
An ex-Milwaukee Road unit leads 182's train eastbound past the pheasant farm in Pleasant Prairie.
Flagged while the set of units is inspected, the 5850 rests on the wye waiting for its train to be emptied at the Pleasant Prairie power plant.
A pair of SOO SD60s take 182 under the 104th Street bridge just north of the Wisconsin / Illinois state line.
Consecutive numbered units drag a work train southbound on the Milwaukee subdivision. Both cranes have C&NW reporting marks. Included is ex-CGW transfer caboose and ex-MowPac bay window caboose.
Missed the Amtrak meet by about 15 seconds... as it races up along side on main 2.
Two Hiawatha consists are tied together for the trip to Chicago after some mechanical issues this morning left one train stranded at Sturtevant.
Racing west to Milwaukee, I don't know why number boards are such an issue with these NPCU's.