A 3 way meet on the Iowa Interstate. IAIS 502 brings CBBI into the east end of Silvis yard while IAIS 150 awaits a crew to take BICB west towards Council Bluffs, IA. Meanwhile NS 2532 switches out... (more)
A hump set pair of rebuilt SD38-2's shove a train over the crest at Neff as another set of engines is ready to come out of the pocket and tie onto the next cut to be humped.
These SD38-2's s... (more)
A hump set of former MP SD40-2's rebuilt into UPY SD38-2's shoves a big cut over the hump at UP Neff Yard out of Track 208. This 844 is obviously the less famous of the two examples on the Union ... (more)
Two Squaw Creek Southern SD's run light towards Boonville.
EJ&E SD38-2 660 switches out a cut of intermodal cars at Homewood.
An assortment of SD40N's and SD38-2's sit near the "East Hump" as UPY SD38-2 No. 840 takes two SD40N's over the hump after working a cut into the bowl at Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in N... (more)
EJ&E SD38-2 669 sits in the south yard in Joliet.
EJ&E 675 and GTW 5812 are on the approach to Jackson Street in Joliet, leading the oil local to the refineries at Millsdale, located a little south of town.
A year after take over by Canadian National, the DMIR looks pretty much like itself. Tunnel motor 409 faces an SD38-2/tunnel motor/SD38-2 combo as the latter group prepares to depart for the Dulut... (more)
A matched set of lightening striped triple axle truck units switches out some gons in the Auburn Yard.
A manifest freight gets head room in Canadian National's Homewood Yard, sporting former Bessemer & Lake Erie No. 878 on the head end.
Called the USX West, but running under the BNSF symbol, a US Steel empty is headed to Monett, MO for interchange to the Arkansas & Missouri RR. My notes show the ultimate destination as Consolida... (more)
After making its pick-up at KA Steel, the oil local heads south for Flagstone, where the crew will begin the process of running around the train.
EJ&E 675 and GTW 4909, both in their respected paint schemes, leave KA Steel with the afternoon pick-up.
The oil local rolls southbound past the refineries in Lemont to retrieve a string of tank cars before rolling back north to Glenn Yard.