An empty coal train headed south at Maeystown, Illinois. There are a handful of small coal mines in southern Illinois where UP picks up coal.
Last shot of the day. I decided to take a break and work on the crossword puzzle on Iona. I spied the signal--red over a blinking green, as I heard the K train's horn. A nice end to a super, clou... (more)
Drone shot of BNSF #5627 as it heads east bound with a load of coal as farmers work on harvesting there corn
UP 6751 looks like its recently gotten touched up with a fresh coat of Yellow Armour paint.
CSX Q512 slams over the NS AGS North District at Birmingham, Alabama as it heads for a crew change at Boyles Yard.
A clean CP AC4400 leads Q165, run through intermodal from Buffalo to Chicago, over CSX rails, passing under the signals at CP 85 in Erie. Locomotives:CP 9817 AC44CWCP 8502 AC44CW
Union Pacific has just delivered around 50 coal hoppers to the Ash Grove cement plant in Louisville using Ex-MoPac trackage. The power is tied down right next to BNSF's Creston Subdivision.
An empty grain train rolls thru the Nebraska countryside and down the east slope of Arlington Hill.
A logoless BNSF AC44 leads empties out of Lincoln while flurries still fall after an October snowstorm.
UP 6466 leads an eastbound manifest under the signals in Elmhurst.
UP 6466 leads an eastbound manifest between Alda & Grand Island.
BNSF 5704 & 9167 power a westbound empty coal train.