For just over a year, the chances of hotshot #101 having a trio of SD40-2 was always pretty good, something we will not forget in the coming months.....
The Belle Fourche turn runs through a very varied route, from the rolling hills seen here just out of Belle Fourche, to the mini-mountains near Sturgis and the urban area in Rapid City. The area t... (more)
Enginer has his engines in Run 8 as they slog through the hills of South Dakota. Huge mini-mountains rise to the rear as an old mile marker still remains.
2-470 approaches 65th Street in Bedford Park. At the crossing behind me, some idiot decided to play "chicken" with the train, forcing the engineer to hit the emergency brake.
After a short wait, 2-470 splits the signals at the 55th Street Interlocking. Just ahead, the train will exit the Kenton Line and swing onto the 59th Street Branch.
A trio of blue and golds are looking good as they make way through the backyards of Midway International Airport.
A Wisconsin Central veteran SD40-2, former Algoma Central, leads a westbound auto train through Valparaiso on the ex GTW.
Norfolk Southern Local Freight Train A64 tied down at Control Point Coosa in Lincoln, AL. awaiting a new Crew to take the Train on Westbound
I would have taken blue and yellows, but a pair of fresh RCP&E units were hard to beat! The pair is seen here pulling hard as they trundle over a bridge in Sturgis, nary a motorcycle to be seen.
As the last rays of sun shine down at CPF228, POED rumbles west with fall foliage illuminating the scene around.
It's a sunny morning in the windy city as a trio of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern (formerly Iowa, Chicago & Eastern) SD40-2's make way to BRC's Clearing Yard.
2-470 is on the move at 31st Street, headed south for BRC's Clearing Yard.
The trend of blue and gold SD40-2's continues in the Chicago area as a trio takes a second 470 train down the Belt, approaching 31st Street in Cicero.
A very long Wheeling and Lake Erie train waits for its turn into the Bellevue Yard.
The engineer of 491 was standing right next to me enjoying the sunset as I snapped some shots of his train holding at Murray.