The CNW Heritage SD70ACe leads the way for PRCB through downtown Malta.
The "new" CNW trio heads over the Mississippi River into Iowa before swapping crews and continuing west to Council Bluffs.
An un-renumbered 2 piece SD60M strolls eastbound with a straight shot into Yard 9.
A westbound auto train does track speed under the coal tower at DeKalb behind a clean ACE!
An extra Belvidere to Proviso turn waits patiently to enter the mainline with one of two remaining CNW numbered engines and the CNW heritage SD70ACe.
The snow is falling and the wind is blowing hard as this eastbound kicks up the slush from the flangways at the busy IL Rte 23/38 intersection in the heart of DeKalb.
The CNW Heritage SD70ACe ducks under the old CNW coal chute while the eastboud bird flys by on the other main.
When the Bird gets close, everything gets out of the way. UP 5529 is the second of four trains holding short of the Malta crossovers, where the 4692 will cross back over to the correct main for C... (more)
A Pleasant Prairie empty cruises under the famed DeKalb coaling towers in the last minutes of sunlight.
Another one of UP's all star consists throttles up just outside of Rochelle as it heads west.
The MKT, MP, and CNW Heritage units head west through the Illinois countryside with mixed manifest for Council Bluffs.
UP 6410 strolls along acting caboose like on a Pleasant Prairie empty...
It's kind of like an SP... except with a yellow geometrical shape on the nose... A patched SP AC4400 works DPU shift on a coal empty from Wisconsin.
The rainbow trio as I like to call them cruise through the heritage laced coal towars of Nelson in their first mated trip west.