She's a beautiful machine.
EX-UP switcher still in full UP paint, with all the UP's fuss about copyright on my HO scale... hehe
Not a pair of locomotives you can find just any where... The WC unit began life as BN 6539 in 1971. The MN&S is a DT6-6-2000 and was built 12/48.
Metra pushes into CUS as Amtrak is pulling out, passing construction work under the old "airline".
The 703 safely exits Peter Baker's facility. With all the wheel loaders and trucks, the EJ&E geep gets little respect.
From this angle it looks like BN country, including the "Q" caboose on the left, HOWEVER, C&NW was the road of honor this weekend.
The signal tower was to be removed in three sections, here the first section is being cut away.
Two C&NW cabs reside here, rare because neither are vandalized.
Staged for the Monday run west, the ABA set of f-units sits under an especially bright moon.
Under a watchful eye, the 2816 shoves her train into the yard.
OK... NOW THIS IS MUCH MORE ATRACTIVE THAN THE LAST WEEKS MP15AC... TOO bad the hood doors have been changed "WAWAUKEE ROAD"
Two of the prettiest noses... A quick night shot from the photo shoot that wasn't, storms rolled through and cancelled the evening.
The 261 simmers in Chicago overnight. The filming of a movie brought her into town at the time. 1.6 seconds exposure.
Returning light after delivering two cars to Peerless.
Two sets of Highliners pass north of the platform.