Oh the snow is fallin' and the Big E trainshow is going on while this CSOR power rests in CSX's West Springfield Yard.
NR3 is in town on the coldest day of the year so far. Wind chills out here are around 0 (ZERO!)! Yours truly was brave (crazy?) enough to stand out there for 15 minutes and grab some pictures. Asi... (more)
In conjunction with Galesburg Railroad Days, the BNSF ran a special from Galesburg to Yates City for employees and their families. This year the train ran with an LMX leaser and 3 BNSF biz cars. ... (more)
The sun broke the winter clouds just long enough for a few pictures of NR-3 as it switched PLAIN yard, preparing to head north to Putnam.
NR-3 has just switched out several cars at the recycling and fertilizer company's siding in the foreground. Now its wasting no time at all, headed up to PLAIN to drop and pick up a few more cars b... (more)
A week later, 3902 remains on duty in Plainfield, but 3906 has taken the place of one of the B39 or B40 units sent to Worcester last Thursday. NR2 came to town with two units on the front end (as ... (more)
Thirty-nine-ought-two does some switching of the eastern yard on the Mooseup main. A long cut of Thiel and other tank cars winds its way around the curve and back into the yard.
Awaiting servicing at GE shop
NR2 has done some switching, and the 3902 has retreived a CSX gondola from the shops, for 4002 to spot in the lower yard with the tanker.
MMA 8583 in the shop for its check up.
Eye to eye shot of MMA 8592 inside the Derby repair facility.
With a trio of B39's, the Schnieder train accelerates north across Wood River while heading for a meet with MKCES just outside of Godfrey. Canon 350D.
KCS has begun leasing these NREX B39-8 junkers. They are using them on almost their trains in and out of East St. Louis.Here 3 of them hustle the Schneider pig train IVNKC north at WR Tower.
P&W loaded coal train arrives Binghamton, NY destined for AES Power in Johnson City, NY.
Job 203 with 8592 in the lead with 35 cars and VB3 is about to leave while Job 310 with VB1 is waiting for 203 to leave