After some work at Willow Springs, the 7577 gets back on the move.
The "Schneider Stacker" works its way west on the Chilli sub.
Train 2131 rolls through the auto greaser as it climbs into Libertyville.
So far the changes at Belmont haven't touched the classic "Q" signals... The 8814 leads another standard cab GE and her train into the curve and through the Belmont Metra station.
With her Nathan P5 singing, a trio of SD40-2s head east past the pheasant farm.
Running in a 1X1 configuration, the 2702 splits the town of Silver Lake in half. I like the addition of the red marker over the ditch light.
A fine looking green lightning stripe. Built as C&NW 8816 in 12/94, the current day UP 6718 leads a empty coal train south on the Milwaukee subdivison.
Two GE's drag this 7300', 125 car grain train eastbound.
The trucking company sure parks close enough to the right of way... A transfer from Norpaul heads south.
The correct unit up front. New ES44C4 leads on a short intermodal into the curve at Lawndale.
A wonderful change of pace from the red GEs... the Pullman Sleeping Car Co. brunch charter rolls back into Illinois.
Low golden sun hits the reflexlite as a matched set of Gevos prepares to climb the east side of Edelstein hill.
Sunset approaches, a strong northwest wind pushes the exhaust from the DPUs over the train as it climbs Edelstein hill.
With the searchlight signals shining brightly, a matched set of motors leads auto racks westbound through the "S" curve at West Chilli.
An "old school", 3/83, duce leads the freshly repainted SD60 number 6240 and a bandit south on the Milwaukee sub.