Heading north on the TRRA with a rainbow assortment of engines. The second unit is BNSF 6106, an EMD SD9.
Waiting out the Thanksgiving weekend for it's next assignment, the classic design of the EMD GP30 body is framed against the Rochelle watertower. The yellow reflector tape has been recently added... (more)
A rebuilt ex-BN GP30 lays over in Rochelle between work.
A great lash-up heads West through Joliet Union Station consisting of BN GP39M 2806 and Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP39-2 2966. The beautiful ATSF Caboose #784 was at the back.
What a catch, a GP39M leads the Cuba Turn with about 7 cars in tow, I almost missed this train, and I am glad I didn't. Note the severe grade.