Variety at Corwith
On this cool October day, a westbound stack breaks the late afternoon silence.
BNSF leads a westbound stacker out of Chillicothe, IL on a beautiful late summer afternoon.
I would have stayed up half the to get this one oh wait I did Lol!!! any how CSXT 8319 lead's train (U-CXPMNUO-44T) westbound through Steward, IL at the Midnight hour!!
The clouds continue to stick around central Illinois as two matched IAIS GP38-2's bring down a 24-car Bureau JCT to Peoria road freight (BUSW-21) through the small community of Rome, IL on a drear... (more)
The bluffs of the Mississippi River are adorned with vibrant spring greenery as a northbound train races along the UP Chester Subdivision (former Cotton Belt) behind a trio of BNSF units.
The BNSF signal gang is working on installing CTC along the Aurora Sub between Savanna and LaCrosse, so classic signals like these are in jeopardy. Here a westbound vehicle train passes a set at M... (more)
The BNSF signal gang is working on installing CTC along the Aurora Sub between Savanna and LaCrosse, so classic signals like these are in jeopardy. Here a westbound empty oil train passes a set at... (more)
An overpowered CN Peoria Local at Creve Couer.
NS #9543 backs down the main to couple up to the MYCPB train.
UP #7814 leads a loaded sand train south through rural Cadwell.
Two CN ES44ACs (2822 and 2851) lead a SB manifest through Champaign Terminal.
In a strange quirk of fate, CNW 8646, one of the two famed "CNW Twins," the last two CNW units in original, unpatched paint, managed to find its way onto it's longtime rival's tra... (more)
BNSF westbound crosses US HY 30 and a small stream on its way to the Twin Cities.