Brand new and one of four ordered by the SOO.
The local Barstow Switch crew has plenty of power this AM as they bang um out with a couple of SDM's.
Empty grainer westbound(geographically north)drops down into the Edwards River Valley at Opheim,IL..
BNSF Westbound rounds the bend at Barstow,IL. with CP power passing the switcher and the 425 local on its way to the Twin Cities.
With the Local Clinton job in the clear a southbound highballs for Nahant,IA..
Westbound IAIS train with NS power at Colona,IL..
Amtrak's northbound Arrowhead backs into the ex-GN station where it will load passengers for the Twin Ports of Duluth/Superior.
Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder arrives at the west end of the Minneapolis ex-Great Northern station as the Fireman readies to line switches into the depot.
Amtrak's Arrowhead waits to depart the Superior,WI depot.