Sold to Progress Rail Locomotive, ex-BNSF 8147 has been re-leased back to the BNSF and received some crude patching before re-entering service. The original BN SD60M is paired with CITX 3085, a v... (more)
Five BNSF units lead a westbound Z train under the CB&Q era signal bridge just west of the diamonds in Rochelle, IL on a splendid spring evening. This was the only BNSF westbound we saw during our... (more)
Trains can really flow on the Chester Sub double track. Here a pair meet at Bottom Road, near Columbia.
UP 6800 leads an empty coal train across the BNSF Aurora Sub and under the signals guarding the diamonds on a gorgeous spring afternoon.
A rare site lead's the CNIGAL BCOL 4650 comes into Mendota, IL under the cover of darkness on it's way to Galesburg, IL.
Eastbound CP Detroit bound train alongside the B&OCT Transfer at the east end of Bensenville,IL. Yard.
BNSF 4717 and a CSX engine lead CP 472 East towards Bensenville.
BNSF 3157 sits idle at Mendota,IL. I have also shot this unit when it had tiger stripes back in the early 90's when it was on main line service.
Ex-Milwaukee Road Diesel House on Green Rd in Bensenville,IL..
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 MPRPB arrives into town with an old C40-8W leader sporting a nice K5H.
North bound UP rail train at the crossovers at Moredock Lake on the UP Chester Sub.
BNSF oil cruising through good looking corn fields at Ziebold Road near Valmeyer.
NS 14E blasts through "Martin" with six engines, the last two being dead in tow.
With only minutes of daylight left, NS manifest train #14E cruises eastward over the Lafayette District about to knock down the clear signal at CP "Martin" just behind me. The long Decat... (more)