After holding in the yard south of here for several trains, the Villa Grove, IL based "Local 50" sprints north out of town headed for switching duties at various industries along UP's Villa Grove... (more)
The RS30 passes the abandoned tower at Beth and proceeds east under Pennsylvania Railroad style position light signals, complete with a matching bridge. In tow is NYAR's new lease unit, CITX 402, ... (more)
"South Shore Freight" action at "Shops" in Michigan City Indiana.
After working industries along the Mount Clemens Subdivision, GTW 4906, still in blue, leads CN L515 home up the Birmingham Hill towards Pontiac.
NS high hood GP38-2s 5114 leads the bottle train east through Dolton Junction. This is definitely one of the most well known trains seen in Dolton.
A southbound rail train makes things interesting as i was out and about visiting friends. This can be a good spot.
Another iteration of the locomotive-slug combinations that have worked here for decades. This time the leader was originailly SCL, then SBD, before becoming CSX.
A short merchandise train departs northward for the big yard in Russell.
ABS GP38-2's numbered 3844 & 3851 painted into a commemorative Alabama Crimson Tide scheme sitting at Tuscaloosa, AL. awaiting their next assignment
A leased CITX geep bring a cut of autoracks out of the west end of Gibson Yard for headroom.
After spending the last 28 years in western Canada the CP 3116 works the Nitrin Sub in western Illinois passing through Port Byron,IL. on the east bank of the Mississippi river.
A GP38-2 and fellow Dash 8 sit on the pocket track as the Z-man slowly creeps into the yard behind them on a typical summer afternoon comprised of a cloud filled sky.