Behind a Canadian Classic and an Ex-SOO SD60, train #633 makes quick time on it's journey west for another load of ethanol.
Just minutes before clouds took over for the remainder of the day, CP 5750 and IC&E 6431 are now running as CSX symbol K636, as they depart Barr Yard after a speedy crew change.
In a wide angle view of Broadway Street, CP 636 slowly passes through Blue Island Junction with this classic pair of SD40-2's.
CP ethanol train 636 slowly passes through Blue Island Junction, preparing to make a left hand turn onto the CSX up ahead. A Pacman SD40-2 leads the way, followed by an ICE SD40-2.
Pocono grain extra. These trains used runthru CP power for years, but that is no longer the case. Train is coming off CP onto the D-L.
Pocono grain extra. These trains used runthru CP power for years, but that is no longer the case.
Waiting on a northward signal at Birmingham.
A quartet of EMDs rumble out of a sag on their way towards Milwaukee with freight from the old DME.
276 heads south through Deerfield with a pair of CP 40-2s.
As 281 slowly advances up to Deval to await its window, the 276 is fast approaching Algonquin Road in Des Plaines, with a Pacman SD40-2 in charge, followed by a DM&E (former CP) SD40-2.
Pacman! CP 5750 strolls past B17 with 276's train.
A sight like this never gets old when you have 12,000 horses charging towards you in brilliant morning light.
Action - CP stripes reek action. All the hype of Flags, Beavers and otherwise, cant match the bold striping of CP's past.
A pair of CP SD40-2s and a D&H Lightning Stripe GP38-2 lead 450 over the Mohawk River on a nice summer afternoon.