A pair of big MAC's pulls coal loads out of Peabody's Bear Run mine.
Consisting of two SD9043MAC's, an MP15AC and a GP39-2, a behind schedule Proviso Yard to Des Moines, IA Manifest slowly eases past the Rochelle Railroad Park headed westbound.
An eastbound Union Pacific unit train enters the cut leading to the Hermosa Tunnels on Sherman Hill, at Hermosa, Wyoming, on September 17, 2008.
Southbound empties head to Bear Run.
A pair of SD9043MACs poke their noses out on two of the dead line tracks at the north end of Butler Yard. 14 SD70's, 4 C44-9W's, 7 C40-8's, 5 SD9043's, and a lonely MP15 tucked in the middle. In ... (more)
Beside the Nipigon River.
Eastbound SD9043 MAC descending Bowker Hill.
Canadian Goods on the way to US Customers.
UP SD9043MAC #8301 and #8284 crossing the Kootenai River in Bonners Ferry with a mixed and heading south to Spokane.
As the Union Pacific continues to sideline it's fleet of SD9043 Big MACs, the effects can be clearly seen on one of the 4 dead line tracks at Butler Yard.
My count from this photo shows:
A SD90MAC and a red barn lead grain loads into the yard at Rugby Jct.
Crossing the American River Bridge
Royal Canadian Pacific has recrewed and is heading out on the Cranbrook Sub passing an Eastport-Alyth train with typical UP power.
82 loads, including 80 ethanol tanks, trail this impressive 6-unit consist of CEFX SD9043MAC 105 and 125, along with VTR GP40-2LW 310, GMRC GP40 304, VTR GP38-3 206, and VTR GP38-2 201 as they cli... (more)
CEFX 105 (SD9043MAC), CEFX 125 (SD9043MAC), GMTX 2189 (GP38-2), VTR 301 (GP40), GMTX 2663 (GP38-2) with 51 cars on the move approaching Vermont Route 11 crossing.
The INRD Big MACs make the turn at the Wheelhouse Curve out of the Menomonee River Valley as they head west with the day's 281 manifest