BNSF SD70ACe 9003 leads the westbound Chicago to Dayton's Bluff vehicle train through Chana. Big changes are coming to the remaining searchlights on the old C&I.
An EJ&E SD38-2 and a CN ES44DC sit in the truck bay of the CN Woodcrest Shops.
A former Iowa Chicago and Eastern motor now working for Genesee & Wyoming's Rapid City Pierre and Eastern, was changing tracks at B12 Interlocking in Franklin Park. The patched SD40-2 was about to... (more)
A pair of zebra striped SD60F's lead M395 through New Lenox, closing in on Joliet.
After waiting for two westbounds to get ahead of it, BNSF 8378 throttles up to track speed as it hauls an empty grain train over Skare Rd. northwest of Flagg Center, IL, during the waning hours of... (more)
It was twenty years ago... BNSF was a brand new railroad. I worked at Kalmbach Publishing Co. as their corporate art director. On a whim, I sent Robert Krebs, then BNSF's CEO a drawing suggesting ... (more)
Iowa Interstate's Silvis to Peoria train passes one of the many grain elevators that dot the mainline system-wide.
A nice layer of hoar frost appears after the morning fog lifts just in time for IAIS 701 East to appear.
SOO GP38-2s 4412 and 4448 lead the Nitrin Job through downtown Moline on their way back to Nahant Yard from the Nitrin Branch.
CN 2834 leads a manifest south through Crest Hill.
BNSF 2016 leads the 202 local west through Joliet.
UP SD40Ns 1923 and 1818 tow a long string of containers out of Global 3 for headroom, about to duck under Thorpe Rd. in Flagg, IL.
CN 2139, a former Santa Fe C40-8W, leads a loaded ethanol train past the rustic depot in Genoa, IL.
Power rests at Blue Island Yard while out of service highlinners awaits their fate.
Q198 rolls south by JB Tower at west Chicago with a pair of GE barn units.