BNSF 7695 decked out in the one of a kind BNSF demo scheme begins its trip to the west coast.
A CSXT standard cab SD60 makes for a nice surprise as UP manifest YPRCU ducks under Ogden Ave. and the BNSF racetrack cruising down Main 2 of IHB's main line.
A nice array of yard power idles away this weekday morning. Included in the collection is a former Frisco GP38 and a vintage SD9 that dates back to the classic CB&Q days.
A repainted NPCU brings up the rear of a Northbound Hiawatha trainset as it passes the Metra ballast extra in Northbrook.
Extensive MoW work and tie replacement warranted the need for one of Metra's seldom seen switchers to go to work with a decently sized ballast train on the Milw. District North Line.
A pair of SD70MAC's crawl through Riverside right on the heels of M-GALCNI.
A quality pumpkin leads a CN cowl unit down main 2 headed for downtown Chicago and the airline. (Manifest Galesburg - Canadian National Interchange).
With dyno's fully applied, this loaded coal train finally gets to cool his heals as he cruises through the Harlem Ave. Depot eastbound into the big city.
An old school former BN SD40-2, retaining its original high head light configuration, puts on the breaks as it glides through Riverside enroute to Clyde Yard, just a mile down the road.
A former ATSF yard cluttered with former ATSF locomotives, some things just never change.
A BNSF Gevo shines on the point of a string of loco's no doubt being readied for the many westbound Z trains based out of Corwith and Willow Springs IM ramps.
A pair of conductors, master and apprentice, ride the shove on Iowa's Blue Island switch job with their former ATSF cupola leading the way.
BNSF 5360 highballs Stronghurst passing under vintage ATSF style cantilevers in a scene that will someday be history.
This strange little switcher once worked for Peoria Steele & Wire before being sent here for storage. Along with PREX 1301 is former IAIS GP10 471, also stored serviceable.
A former CCP GP10 still wearing the original colors of the ICG makes friends with yet another PREX GP20 on the west end of KJRY's Keokuk yard and engie house.