My third encounter with this locomotive (Saint Paul, Saint Cloud and now Randall, MN) has it in charge of an all EMD standard cab lash-up of different models (SD40-2R, SD40-2 and SD60).
IC and CN units power S/B A446 10/19/08
IC 6005 leads CN 456 around the Chicago Wye in Durand and onto the Holly Subdivision bound for the Detroit area.
A UP transfer snakes through Westminster as a BNSF Z-train takes the Saint Paul Sub.
It was going to be an uneventful end of day; I was just taking some more pictures of a local at Trident, while trying to explore the inaccessible section of the MRL between Logan and Toston. This ... (more)
CSXT south bound Q637 passes under a C&O era signal bridge at Upper Sandusky, OH.
A dirty IC unit arrives at Jackson Ms.
IC 6004 shoves back onto the Greneda Sub while the IC 1036 comes out of the ready tracks with a newly added UP SD70M. Just a typical morning at the Jackson Yard.
The new SWP-WLE-AVR-BPRR jointly operated coal train is seen here passing over the competition on the sparsely used ex-B&O Glenwood Bridge
Power move at A&S Gateway Yard.The A&S #171 job serves as a hostler at this huge yard.
A 50 car coal train from SWP Bullskin Mine near Connellsville heads north on the ex B&O Pittsburgh & Western sub at Glenshaw Tunnel. It's great to see a "real" train on this twisty, scenic line!
CN 399 has made its Pick up in the yard and heads back to there train. When they left town there train was 2 plus miles long and both EMD's were notched up and sounding great.
2 IC veterans this on the move out of Effingham.