An eastbound unit grain train glides past trees whose colors have become more intense as the afternoon rain has soaked their leaves.
The engineer of BNSF 6102 East fills the big GEVO's radiator with water at the Savanna yard office.
Four GE's head a eastbound TOFC train into Savanna, Illinois on the last Saturday of summer.
A passenger special from Chicago slows for the BNSF Interlocking.
This hi-plains drifter once the property of the C&S, is working along the Mississippi. She's pulling manifest, probably old #143, Superior-Galesburg. The low headlight mount gives her past away.
With a few puffy clouds and the fall colors in the bluffs along the Mississippi, a southbound TOFC led by 6068 heads for Savanna and on to Chicago.
A westbound Z train plies the edge of the Mississippi late in the afternoon.
A westbound Z train crosses the IC&E in Savanna.
An eastbound BNSF manifest flashes through the crossing with an NS Dash 9 in the lead.
A pair of ACs lead an eastbound Z train under the Hy. 52 bridge and into Savanna from the Palisades.
An IC&E westbound departs Savanna after changing crews. In the foreground is the double-track main of the BNSF's Aurora Sub.
A westbound Z train meets a manifest in Savanna just south of the Palisades.
A single AC GEVO pulls a long string of grain empties westward along the shore of the Mississippi.
An eastbound stack train exits the Palisades at the start of CTC on a humid afternoon.
A westbound BNSF Z train hustles along the shore of the Mississippi at the Palisades.