M-BRCGAL pulls out of the yard to make a set out. It has a real nice lash-up as usual. NS GEVO ES40DC 7574, an NS Dash 9, a BNSF Dash 9, a Santa Fe Bluebonnet SD40-2 and a second BNSF Dash 9 is th... (more)
BNSF 4645 gets ready to depart west out of Eola Yard.
Holding out west on a nice Sunday eve.
Rolling west after some work at Eola.
Today's #5 has 5 cabs, but wait, only 4 locomotives! AMTK 658, an HHP-8 normally restricted to the Northeast Corridor, is hitching a ride to Pueblo, Colorado to be put through some testing.
BN GP39M 2812 and a bluebonnet B23-7 pull out of Eola Yard while switching for headroom.
A pair of the J's classic orange SD38s power an empty train made up of UP coal cars.
Roster shot of EJ&E 668.
At the east end of BNSF's Eola Yard, two non-BNSF trains are at work. Outbound Metra 188 heads to its termination a couple miles west, while EJ&E 668 awaits clearance to enter the J's home track.... (more)
Inbound to BNSF Eola Yard is a pair of 6-axle CN locomotives on a freight transfer.
I made a call to the BN coachyard in Aurora before the E9s were retired. Glad I did.
The outbound California Zephyr is right on schedule as it heads west under the CB&Q signal bridge at Eola Yard, with Amtrak 90 and Amtrak 95 in charge.
Shortly before finishing up its work, BNSF 2018, a good looking new logoed GP38-2, pulls out of Eola Yard for head room. The two Santa Fe Bluebonnets in the background would later take over for 20... (more)
BNSF 606 high balls east on the J bound for Joliet and the intermodel ramps of Logistics Park.
Manifest bound for Pasco, WA heads down the Chicago Sub before splitting onto the Aurora Sub for its trip Northwest.