The second eastbound coal train in a row passes one of the most interesting signal configurations as the Mendota sub converts signals in preparation for PTC. See Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD70ACeLocation: Sandwich, Illinois, USALocomotive #: BNSF 9321Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 10, 2010
The first of two eastbound coal trains heads east between Earlville and Somanuk. The corn is ready to harvest soon!
Recently shopped F40 embraces the evening sun under the yet-to be installed tri-light signals. See 336934 to see th... (more)
A recently rehabbed F40 works an inbound express as it rushes toward a diverging clear signal. A passenger walks to his spot for the next train. See Railroad: MetraLocomotive: EMD F40PH-3Location: Naperville, Illinois, USALocomotive #: METX 105Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 03, 2010
Two for one! newly rebuilt F40 passes underneath recently raised new signal bridge. See 335878 to see the si... (more)
A familiar name on 10 year old 136 lb. rail.
They're coming down! The second day in the lowered position, the soon to be gone CB&Q searchlights witness one of the last outbounds of the day. A movie crew tears down on the Columbia ... (more)
UP Chicago Service Unit special leaves West Chicago for it's first run of the day to Belvidere.
The "Brick-Gal" is finally on the move, sort of. It's actually pulling up about 30 cars so the conductor can walk the train and finish the brake test. An inbound commuter train heads for ... (more)
The engineer waves at us as the westbound Illinois Zephyr passes a crewvan and the 693 sent to resuce today's BRCGAL. See 33... (more)
"...and that'll do." A "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 hooks up to the BRCGAL. A crew van waits for the crew from the 693 to complete their work and give them a ride back to Eola. The BRCGAL ... (more)
An empty coal rushing down main 3 normally used for eastbounds passes a "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 waiting for its signal to continue east. The BRCGAL had engine troubles and was stopped between... (more)
A tresspaser with a bike crosses behind a "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9, seemingly oblivious to the empty coal rushing down main 3. See Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Naperville, Illinois, USALocomotive #: BNSF 693Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 23, 2010
A smokin' outbound commuter train passes up a waiting "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 after making it's Naperville stop. See 33... (more)
The "De facto" switcher switches the coach yard, partially seen in the distance.