Blue units - blue sky. Four ex-Conrail SD40-2s (3439, 3422, 3413 [repainted], 3440), with a rather small Annville stone train, westbound at Brownstone.
The matte IC black provides contrast against fall yellow.
A CN ore train crosses Crawford Creek on a large trestle at Ambridge, just south of Superior.
Southbound CSX Q 501 Waiting On The NS To Clear Up To Go South.
A trio of SD40-2s, two in IC black and one in CN colors, have stopped for the conductor to line switches into Hawthorne Yard.
Two CN employees exchange greetings at the south end of Dubuque Yard.
An eastbound freight passes through Dubuque Yard on the main with downtown in the background.
Regular Merchandise Train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL passes the Beth siding on a hot and humid July morning.
CN #U700 rolls through Duplainville as it heads for Grayslake, IL
Ex SP SD40R leads oddball lashup on Q-670 on the former Conrail
TRRA#3005 rebuilt from an SD45T-2 seen working hump at TRRA Madson Yard
5 EMD's lead M-338 into Dubuque
Carman help M-338 with pickup as a interested biker looks on
IC 6003 leads an older CN EMD and a freshly repainted CN GP40-2. Three EMD's throttling up out of a siding, hard to beat that sound.