Great consist... all EMD, 3 SD40-2s & 1 GP60. Not even all that dirty either.
Today we are having a "SOO Sandwich". A CP AC4400 leads, followed by a CEFX lease, a SOO SD60 #6038, two SOO lettered MP15ACs in Milwaukee bandit paint #1545 & #1553, another CP AC4400 #8537, and... (more)
4 different schemes are represented on this train- CP Rail (minus the pac-man), Golden Beaver, a Milwaukee Road Bandit, and SOO White/Red.
Pushin towards Milwaukee, passing WE energies Pleasant Prairie coal fired plant.
The power for the daily MPRIT heads away from its train to pick up a coal unit (UP 6511) from the wye and bring it to Butler.
Northbound MPRIT picked up a coal unit for Butler Yard- here the conductor watches the moment back to the train which they had parked before the crossing.
Nice, dirty CP SD40-2, eh? Seems like Mr. Schreiner and Mr. Matuska catch the same trains as I do.
Sturtevant patrol switches the grain elevator.
CP red barn leads up two other locos on an eastbound potash train.
Due to engine problems, the Triple Crown Roadrailer was late and hauled by an SD40-2 vs. the usual SD70M.
A short westbound CP freight heads towards Wepco and points beyond
The famous Harvest States Elevator switcher sits in the sun.
CP 8637 leads a freight southbound
The "red barn" sure looks pretty orange.... Still a very cool locomotive!!!