A BRC SD38 shoves a cut of cars towards the hump while a GP38 and MP15 put around by Cicero Ave. This is a great vantage point of Clearing Yard and is good for photos in the morning. An ex-BN and ... (more)
The turn gets out of town ahead of the excursion trains.
Three remote-controled EMDs shove cars over the hump as they pass idled locomotives in a LUGO line.
DM&IR 211 former ISO 9002 sits in the wheel shop/ heavy repair area at CN's Woodcrest shop. After sitting in the deadline for several months 211 was brought out of storage for reactivation, a mino... (more)
It's not a Holiday for everybody
The only two SD38-2's on the IHB roster rolls by to begin the days work.
A pair of orange Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern locomotives throttle up out of the small hamlet of Coulterville, IL, with the L546. The sun would drop below the flat Illinois horizon in just a couple ... (more)
EJ&E 664 and DIT Metra 119 lead the Markham Local to Champaign, passing through Monee.
Better than fireworks. Who would have thought that not one, but two EJ&E engines would find their way down to Du Quoin, IL? Here, they are backing down to the wye that will take them north ... (more)
A single SD38-2 runs long hood forward dragging a Cedar Rapids to Newton extra grain train.
Both of the two remaining DM&IR-painted units operating on home rails where leading ore trains this morning on the Iron Range Subdivision. How often do you see an illuminated class light?
As a crewman prepares GP38-2 No. 2000 for duty, an SD40 roars past with a string of cars for the hump.
The increased activity in Proctor has been a pleasure to see. Here SD38-2 leads its' consist to their assignment, as an SD70ACe brings its' train in.
The daily River Line job makes its back-up move, as it prepares for its switching duties.
A pair of Missabe SD38-2's sandwich the Illinois Central 6250 as they run up to Minntac to load taconite off the west side. Most people shoot the southbound train as it's leaving Minntac but for ... (more)