A good looking IC leads the way down the River Line this afternoon.
An Illinois Central SD70 and a Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38-2 make for quite the lash-up on the daily River Line Local.
As an eastbound stack train holds on Main 2, BNSF 5368 runs around it on Main 1.
The Iowa Interstate excursion prepares to depart Chillicothe for the trip back to Henry.
A very nice leader, in the form of a Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M, heads south to Joliet.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's are working an afternoon pulldown job at Kirk Yard. 664 was recently released from the paint shop in CN colors, so catching this orange duo was quite nice. Out of the 20 EJ... (more)
Shortly before the clouds took over, the CN L513 heads west to Griffith, led by a very rare Wisconsin Central SW1500. I believe this is one of two WC SW1500's and one of two active WC units in the... (more)
A BN Executive SD70MAC makes for a nice leader on this westbound stack train, as it rolls through Streator. Numerous ties lay alongside the right of way for an upcoming project.
A late running Q557 heads west into Morris. CSX 8624, one of four remaining YN2 SD50's, leads the charge with help from an SD40-3.
After a setout, the engineer cranks it into run 8 and lets the two CSX EMD's make some noise in Morris.
A neat lash-up leads Q NYCLAC into Verona.
A westbound passes under I-355 in Romeoville, beginning its journey west from Willow Springs.
A lucky "sucker hole" in the clouds yielded this shot of L CHI102 and the green machines. Sometimes, it just all comes together.
A CEFX "grey ghost" SD40-2 takes a manifest north through Joliet. Certainly an oddball leader for a CN train.