The NRE Dixmoor Shops (in view from left to right), DMIR 407, former WC 7592, former NSM 1214, ARR 2006, and NREX 8749.
A wide range of older power can be found in NRE. Here we see a former ATSF SD45 and a pair of old SOO GP9s sitting outside the main shop building. NRE's shop switcher, former BNSF 3514, is busy ... (more)
B units , do not occupy.
This ex-ATSF SD45 waits to be picked up by westbound after an axle got replaced.
NREX #8599 on the point of the Schneider pig train breaks thru the ice and snow from last nights storm.This is the first and only train that ran on Sub#2 today.
The Schnieder train at Louisiana Missouri. Stopped at the moment with E.O.T. problems. As you can see, Missouri was hit with a big ice/snow storm last night.The Ex LMX B39-8 have become standard p... (more)
With a trio of B39's, the Schnieder train accelerates north across Wood River while heading for a meet with MKCES just outside of Godfrey. Canon 350D.
KCS has begun leasing these NREX B39-8 junkers. They are using them on almost their trains in and out of East St. Louis.Here 3 of them hustle the Schneider pig train IVNKC north at WR Tower.
NREX 8865 pulls into the fuel racks in Cicero leading the normal BNSF stuff and three shiny new additons, a GP38-2 and a pair of Gevo's: 6130 and 6131.
NREX 7488 brings SAR's southbound manifest into the CN interchange yard at Swan Landing. I do not know what the story is behind the spray painted "01" on the numberboards and side of the cab!
Another stranger to the Wisconsin and Southern. After a face lift on this former Kennecott Copper gp-39 its time to head to WSOR'S Horicon Paint Shop.
A just delivered "filler" unit from NREX leads a 128-car Northshore Mining ore train towards Silver Bay.
A Point Comfort & Northern unit Aluminum train heads north from the PC&N at Lolita, TX to the Rockdale, Sandow, and Southern at Majorie, TX over UP trackage rights.