Cruising south down the 2nd Subdivision, A pair of IAIS units guide a long BUSW-19 freight for the TZPR through the Robert Rutherford Wildlife Sanctuary in the tiny village of Mossville, IL.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's lead a cut of cars up the hill out of KA Steel.
The Waterloo switch engines right now are the EJ&E 656, and the CN 5471. Here the 656 is parked on the sand track waiting for MofW to dig out the yard from a heavy morning snow storm on President'... (more)
NS CB60 rounds the wye in Hollidaysburg with the NS 5258 EMD GP38-2 and the NS 2423 MP15E
The "Oil Local" holds at Ohio Street in Joliet, waiting for a signal from UD Tower to head south. Southbound daylight runs of the L543 are uncommon, but crazy things happen when there's -20+ wind ... (more)
Twas ever thus!
Iowa SD38-2 151 holds at Rockdale with CBBI next to a crewless Q556 with a IC&E unit on the point.
Iowa 151 and 506 bask in the morning sunlight at Rockdale.
WESTERN STRANGER. UTAH 3000 sits snow covered in the CSX Selkirk service area as a slug set shoves another cut over the Selkirk hump. The Utah unit is in transit to Florida and The Bay Line.
The Roy Turn recently left the Lakeview sub (NP Prairie Line) and is on it's way back around Pt Defiance to the Tacoma BNSF Yard.
The Pikes Peak Local heads back north on the Joint Line. (Thank you to Joe B. for acting as tour guide this day.)
Iowa 157 rolls through Rockdale at 25 MPH, bound for Silvis, IL.
Iowa Interstate's sharp paint scheme has always been a favorite of mine to shoot in the snow. Under cloudless skies, SD38-2 #157 is in charge of a westbound BISI train, with a string of stacks at ... (more)