After meeting a westbound stack train, X348 continues its eastbound trip to the old GTW in Griffith, dodging clouds along the way.
IC 1015 approaches Spencer Road in Frankfort, leading an extra M348 train to the old GTW in Griffith.
X348 grinds into New Lenox with an Illinois Central SD70 leading the way.
IC 101 leads the Christmas train near Gibson City.
Train 42A basks in the golden late evening light as it is tied down for the Christmas holiday weekend shutdown. This sunlight only lasted about 2 minutes as the sun found a small sucker hole in th... (more)
Train 42A sits tied down for the holiday weekend in Hixson, Tn with a pretty rare Illinois Central SD70 leading.
An IC SD70, a CN SD70M-2 and a CN Dash 9 lead M34391 through Joliet.
IC GP11 8733 leads a photo freight in downtown Monticello.
After waiting for an eastbound to clear, M34391 gets on the move at Frankfort with an Illinois Central SD70 leading the way.
Standing the test of time, the depot at Weyerhauser has seen many different railroads in its day, and fortunately appears to have a good future. The beautiful E9's were running on the Santa Train ... (more)
CN local with 30+ cars of coal for the Laskin Energy Center near Hoyt Lakes. The plant has since converted to burning natural gas, so these moves are no more.
Another load of taconite pellets makes it way down Missabe rails towards Two Harbors.
IC SD70 1026 leads CN M343 west past the old pump house in Frankfort.
IC SD70 1026 leads CN M343 west into Joliet.
Illinois Central SD70 1025 rounds the curve north of Gilman, IL with a seasonal grain train in tow at pretty good speed. In the background the Danforth, IL grain elevator is visible.