Amtrak races toward Chicago Union Station at twilight.
BNSF 104 leads a pair of Trash 9's into the evening sun.
WC 7496 with B&LE SD40T-3 909 sits awaiting M338.
IC 6071 leads ex IC 6119 on a lengthy M337.
IC 6201 (1 of 4 SD40-2's in the 6200 serious left in IC paint) leads sister 6034, imposter 2699 (CN), and ex Demo 6071. According to CN, this is a solid IC lash-up.
BNSF 8079 leads FURX 7269 and BNSF 126 on an eastbound stack train.
BNSF 6902 brings his short pig train into the LaVergne Plant. *Photo taken from the cement base of the former CB&Q signal bridge. ::tear::
BNSF 9509 leading yet another Trash 9 on a unit coal train.
Wisconsin Central SD45 7486 leads Bessemer & Lake Erie SD40T-3 909. ...Welcome to Chicago.
BNSF 7774 leads siblings 7773 and 7775 on their maiden voyage Westbound out of Clyde Yd.
BNSF 7761 leads sister 7703 and a CSXT foreigner Westbound to Oregon.
CN 5786 leads an outlawed E249. This is what happens when the IHB is blocked. E249 sits on the main for about 6 hours and the crew dies.
METX 8469 departs Berwyn about 10 minutes late after waiting for some frieght traffic to clear.
Manifest, Galesburg to Western Ave. light power swings through the LaVergne Plant on its way back to Clyde Yd.
This is always a unique train. Known as M BRC-GAL on the Belt, once it gets on the BNSF in Cicero, it turns into the RCHI4501 Short turn to Eola, after it picks up the rest of his train at Eola, i... (more)