A pair of CN SD40-2W's and an IC SD40-3 wait for a crew to head north.
A pair of DMIR/CN SD38-2's make some switching moves at Proctor Yard.
A nice lash-up of EMD's heads downgrade through Duluth.
A pair of Southern Belles lead CP 380 across the Cal Sag Channel, preparing to cross the diamonds at Nerska/LeMoyne.
CP 380 knocks down 67th Street on the BRC's Kenton Line with a good looking pair of Southern Belles providing the muscle. KCS power has been thick around the Chicago area the past month.
A newer UP SD70AH heads south through La Grange Park, utilizing IHB trackage to the CSX in Blue Island.
As the sun heads for the horizon, CP 473 rolls through Kittredge with an old school lash-up. The train is 23 miles from a crew change in Savanna.
Now lined all the way into Clearing Yard, 470 rolls out its final couple miles. Always nice to see KCS power around the Chicago area.
After clearing a 10 MPH restriction at LeMoyne, 470 takes the signal at Archer Avenue.
KCS power rolls down the Belt with CP 470, making way to the destination of BRC's Clearing Yard.
SD40-2 1614, still wearing its classic Santa Fe Bluebonnet scheme, builds a train at the east end of Clyde Yard.
The mosquitos were thick as 6AM loads made way through Toimi, enroute to Silver Bay for unloading. The SD9043MAC's were in for 92 day inspections, giving the older SD's a chance to run the core tr... (more)
Ore loads close in on Two Harbors with a four pack of veteran EMD's.
145 empties head north out of Two Harbors with a classic B&LE tunnel motor in charge.
6AM loads head east to Silver Bay with a trio of matching SD40-3's.