After meeting a southbound coal train, the zebra striped "Draper Taper" gets on the move at Turner, bound for Fon du Lac, WI and points north.
A nice lash-up, consisting of a CN SD60F (zebra stripes), a GEVO, a C40-8M, a Dash 9 and a C40-8 (UP paint), heads north through Crest Hill, complete with a friendly wave from the conductor. *Note... (more)
A pair of EMD painted Demonstrators, now working for the CN, lead M341 north through Crest Hill in the nice evening sunlight.
A standard cab Dash 8 and an AC4400CW lead the day's Q557 through Joliet, bound for Ottawa, IL.
NS power leads the M336 through Crest Hill, overtaking a southbound ethanol train parked in the siding.
A CN SD70M-2 leads an SD60F on M342 at West Bridge Junction.
A pair of BNSF EMD's head south by Turner.
A four way meet takes place at Cottage Grove Avenue in Dolton. Of note in this photo is UP 9127, a C40-8 standard cab that has returned to service after quite a lengthy stay in storage.
A Grand Trunk veteran is still going strong as it shoves a cut of cars back into the former Illinois Central's Markham Yard.
After a seemingly endless winter, things are finally starting to green up as a pair of Dark Future GE's lead a westbound coal train through Riverdale.
A meet occurs near Hohman Avenue in Hammond, IN. We have an eastbound Harbor transfer with a mix of IHB goodies and a westbound BNSF vehicle train with an SD70ACe and a "Grinstein" SD70M... (more)
It's a classic Nickel Plate scene as the "Berkshire" passes a NKP tri-light signal in Hammond, IN.
NKP 765 highballs Thomaston, IN on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. She looked and sounded great!
The sharp Illinois Central inspired wagons pass a private crossing in Darien, WI.
The CRSA special heads west at the IL/WI state line.