As the BN started getting DP-AC power, they started messing around with DP-ing heavy units trains across their network. Late in 1995 they started testing stuff out on their taconite trains out of ... (more)
Back in 1994 the Soo Line went on strike for little over 30 days. That completely shutdown the Soo Line property. So Amtrak had to find other line to operate their Empire Builder from St. Paul to ... (more)
BNSF 9297 wearing the experimental BNSF Heritage paint scheme on its first run westbound at Lisle Illinois.
The last view after two full days on Amtrak's Empire Builder-two new F59PH locomotives in the Metra Yard on Chicago's west side.
BN/Metra commuter trains relax at the Aurora coach yard awaiting commuter duties of the next work week. The Morrison Knudsen rebuilt E8s and E9s are approaching retirement age having lived a previ... (more)
The westbound BNSF manifest from Galesburg to Temple, TX crosses the massive Media Trestle east of Media, IL. Materials for construction of the new bridge are being staged below.
A yard crew does some switching a the Galesburg diesel shop.
UP 2002 sits on display for Rochelle Railroad Days 2015.