BN 3142 flies thru Brookfield, IL on BN's famed triple track as it starts its' long journey to the west coast. Orange painted noses didn't last long on the BN, but they are current color of choice... (more)
Pass at West Linroth.
Meet at Barstow.
Dakoka & Iowa GP50 2513 sits at NRE in Dixmoor.
There's no evidence of the UP "merger" here three years after the takeover as three C&NW units move an eastbound towards Proviso. This area between Missouri Valley and West Denison would... (more)
Triple tigers in triple track: Burlington Northern train No. 3 flies westbound on the “Racetrack” main line at La Grange, Illinois, on November 22, 1986. Three EMD “Tiger Stripe” GP50s power the S... (more)
All of the former Southern Railway GP50s have sadly now been taken out of service and rebuilt. Here, in happier days for us Southern fans, one of the last ones remaining at the time leads NS p17 a... (more)
Running as light power westward, BNSF 525 and BNSF 3175 head towards Bellemont to pick up a locomotive that was set out a couple days before as it passes the iconic station in Downtown Flagstaff.
The return leg of the Lafayette turn drops down into Opelika on CSX's Atlanta-Montgomery main using trackage rights dating back decades to Central of Georgia/Western Railway of Alabama days.
A BNSF local pulls west of town to spot a few hopper cars at an industry in perfect evening light.
A Indiana & Ohio train is heading west out Queensgate along River Road. The nice weather sure beats the snow and cold Cincinnati experience a few days ago.
One a cold January day, I&O 5013 and HLCX 7860 set at I&O's Konrad Yard. HLCX 7860 is a former BNSF SD40-2.
Burlington Northern train No. 2 glides along the banks of the Mississippi River just west (north) of Savanna, Illinois, on a sunny October 25, 1992. The Chicago-bound intermodal train is powered b... (more)