Iowa Interstate's CBBI works the east end of Silvis Yard with both specially painted ES44AC's in the consist. The tail end of BICB's train is seen blocking RP.net contributor Tom Farence's view o... (more)
An NS autoparts train bound for Detroit passes through the small town of Philo, as it crests the infamous hill here. It may only be a 1% grade, but it's the toughest you'll see on this line!
A Westbound IHB transfer with an SD20 and GP40-2 combo are about to roll across the diamonds at Calumet City.
The "New and Improved" Hoosier State crosses the south branch of the Chicago River.
Who needs a drone? While my kids were more interested in the glass bottom observation platform at Willis (Sears) Tower I found the passenger train activity more rewarding. Looking south at the lar... (more)
Who needs a drone? While my kids were more interested in the glass bottom observation platform at Willis (Sears) Tower I found the passenger train activity more rewarding. Looking north as a CTA t... (more)
A westbound BNSF doublestack with NS power heads west through Edelstein just after sunset.
After checking out the old GM&O Tri-Light signals slated for replacement in Auburn, I remembered that the Texas Eagle was a thing. So I raced home, grabbed my camera and frantically settled on the... (more)
A blotchy, faded C44-9WL leads a recently repainted sister and a C40-8M on a northbound manifest through Tolono, and on to Champaign and points northward.
On a crystal clear morning, four matching Union Pacific AC45CCTEs bring an empty Norma, WI bound rock sand train up through Edelstein, IL, milepost 60.71 on UP's seldom-used Peoria Subdivision. O... (more)
With only a few left IHB #2920 takes control of this freight train out of Clearing Yard.