The two newest additions to the Decatur and Eastern Illinois Railroad sit idle after a day of work in the yard.
HLCX SD40-2 6296 leads the eastbound IR sand train through Yorkville, kicking up dust from recent track work.
The US Silica Job slowly rolls down Fremont Street with a pair of former UP Geeps.
CSX Q685 shines the high iron of the neatly manicured Fitzgerald Subdivision with HLCX SD40-2 6508 leading the charge a few miles north of Byromville, Georgia. (Slide Scan)
Southbound by Waterworks with a pair of SD40-2s.
The Illinois Railway runs along Fremont Street in Ottawa with a handful of cars from U.S. Silica.
HLCX SD40-3 6306, a former GMD built SD40 for CN leads Q214 on CSX's Fitzgerald Sub at Montezuma, Georgia in December 2004. (Slide scan)
A couple of unusual lease units in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
HLCX 6226 is a sample of the many different lease units I saw pass through the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
A leased HLCX 3877 leads a westbound local back towards Union Pacific's Beaumont Yard on a sunny afternoon.
An off-time T3 thunders north on the main at Ackerville.
Former Trona Railway 6410, now owned by HLCX, will soon be leading UP 2905 eastbound out of the Tucson yard. There was no telling what unusual lease and pool power would show up on any given day ... (more)
To close for comfort!.......Adam Farence Photo