BNSF's Galesburg to Chicago manifest ducks under the ATSF cantilever signal bridges at Williamsfield. With an on-going signal project, these bridges will likely fall by the end of the year.
With build dates stamped as 12-31-2015, Crandic's newest slug set is finally in transit for delivery. CIC 208 (L4-1500XD-M) and CIC 308 (S4-143) are the 8th set built new by Relco for the Crandic... (more)
BNSF's 101 local from Galesburg to Streator is running light engine on M2 but has to wait for four westbounds before it can cross over to M1 to get around some M-of-W.
Iowa Interstate's Bureau Switcher has just dropped off a bunch of hoppers and the end loader didn't waste any time loading them with sand.
One of the 56 cars in the unit John Deere combine train is loaded with a pair of John Deere S680 combines. There is a lot of money tied down onto these flatcars!
A 56-car unit John Deere combine train passes through Alpha on its long journey to Tacoma, WA where the combines will be exported.
A 56-car unit John Deere combine train gets underway on a long journey to Tacoma, WA where the combines will be loaded onto a ship for export. That's RP.net contributor Tom Farence getting his sh... (more)
An unexpected B40-8, GP60B, B40-8W consist handles the "BN Clinton" job north on CP.
A pair of SOO GP38-2s leave Port Byron have just left Port Byron as they continue their trip to Ceffco along the Mississippi River.
BNSF SD70ACe 9003 leads the westbound Chicago to Dayton's Bluff vehicle train through Chana. Big changes are coming to the remaining searchlights on the old C&I.
Iowa Interstate's Silvis to Peoria train passes one of the many grain elevators that dot the mainline system-wide.
A nice layer of hoar frost appears after the morning fog lifts just in time for IAIS 701 East to appear.
SOO GP38-2s 4412 and 4448 lead the Nitrin Job through downtown Moline on their way back to Nahant Yard from the Nitrin Branch.
In an very rare move, the Nitrin Job "comes home" from Ceffco with a pair of six-axles in tow. The extra horsepower was required to deliver 80 cars to the IAIS the day before and will p... (more)
SOO GP38-2 4448 waits for service at the Nahant Roundhouse. 4448 now has Remote Control and 2 new strobe lights in additional to the original SOO strobe in the middle.