157 leads a westbound rail train past the historic ex-Rock Island depot in West Liberty.
EJ&E 658 goes about its morning switching duties at Joliet Yard.
JSW1 heads south down the River Line, with a nice lash-up, consisting of EJ&E SD38-2 661 and IC GP40R 3106.
As the shadows get longer in the late evening hours NCRC 2001 and 5315 shove tank cars in to Grand Island for interchange with Union Pacific.
With the light fading and not having enough time to wait and see if the train would head back to the mine in Kirby after unloading i took about a mile hike back though the woods off to see if i co... (more)
Can you say Sucker hole?? Cumberland mine #1 is on the end of a mine shuttle unloading at the docks in Sigsbee as a very small sucker hole of light opens up.
EJ&E 662 and EJ&E 669 waits it out for the next assignment at the former IC Markham Yard on a cold winter morning.
Truly a family portrait! Its not often you get a chance to photograph a train with a class of every locomotive in the roster at once. SD38-2 156 leads a west bound with a GP38-2, a GEVO, another G... (more)
Getting low and getting reminded how good non turbo EMD's in Run 8 sound. Last maroon SD38-2 left on CN.
Last maroon SD38-2 on CN thunders through the detector just a few miles out of Fairlane.
As Charlie Sheen would say "DMIR 215, blue skys? Winning, duh!" Thanks to a heads up from Missabefan and Mr. Madsen I was able to get a nice sun filled chase of the last remaining maroon SD38-2 on... (more)
What used to be the norm... The EJ&E road train crosses the CP/Metra mains to deliver cars to the CP yard, at dusk, 7:52 pm.
EJ&E 673 is waiting for the days work at the former IC Glenn Yard.
EJ&E 667 working the south end of the yard
DMIR 215, one of the few proud units left in Missabe maroon, leads limestone empties south.