With 128 platforms of intermodal, Chicago, IL-Ayer, MA train 206 accelerates out of the 30mph curve in Elkhart.
Interchanged from CP in Chicago, you would have no idea this is a BNSF train at Dayton's Bluff.
Located between the medium sized cities of Jackson and Lansing and directly between Detroit & Chicago and having a decent paint scheme, it surprises me that the Jackson & Lansing Railroad is seldo... (more)
With a freshly repainted nose, an exx-MoP, ex-GTW GP38-2 is smoking like a train leaving Durand behind.
We got lucky with the sun, catching CN 396 splitting the signals at Vernon.
Chicago-Albany intermodal 22K passes the station and NYC signal bridge at the east end of Elkhart Yard.
With Elkhart taking the overflow during Bellevue's expansion, the Chicago Line was not healthy. From left to right, B23-19 is holding on the South Freight, B30-18 is holding on the Early Bird, M8... (more)
Another crude empty heading back to North Dakota.
After holding for 64R to cross over, Rickenbacker-Chicago train 25N throttle up with an ex-Conrail leading the way.
A very late Elkhart, IN-Bryan, OH turn splits the bracket signals. I believe the signals have now been replaced and Dunlap siding extended as a third main to Goshen.
The lead motor leans while doing every bit of limited speed through the crossover at Kendallville. A year later and with replacement signals up, I am glad my Dad & I made a point to re-visit the ... (more)
CP trackage rights train 241-18 from Toronto to Bensenville, rolls under the classic NYC signal bridge at Waterloo.
The trailing SD70 is dead, so this Warbonnet is making about 25 mph doing all the work on a 141 car Elmira, NY-Elkhart, IN freight.
A pair of dirty beavers leads an empty frac sand train from McKees Rocks, PA to the CP at Bensenville.
A colorful train of steamship boxes takes a right hand turn out of the Mississippi River valley.