This Friday the 13th was quite lucky when C90 exited the main line and headed to Sonman Mine amid fall colors and full sun.
A pair of NS SD80MACs lead CP 686 south through Des Plaines. Catching a 80MAC in this region isn't easy, let alone a pair.
CSX K442 sports a pair of Norfolk Southern's SD80MAC's as they make there way towards the CP in Bensenville.
Rare NS power leads a CSX ethanol train from Canadian Pacific in Canada down in Georgia. Pretty sweet.
A duo of SD80MACs lead 686 south through Des Plains
A pair of NS SD80MAC's lead CP 686 on the approach to Mount Prospect Road in Des Plaines. This was a great catch during the golden hour.
A pair of 80MAC's lead 99 empty hoppers south through the fall foliage at Rockingham. The train is bound for PBS Coals' Shade Creek Mine in Central City to load. Once loaded and back to South Fork... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's roll through Rockingham on the headend of a train of empty hoppers bound for the PBS Coals loadout a couple miles to the south at Central City.
Coal loads fresh out of the Ben's Creek Secondary heads east towards Altoona under a clear skys and under the PRR color position light signals mounted on the Jamestown RD. bridge just to east of P... (more)
Our chase of 178 with a rare set of SD80MAC's began at Vickers Junction, as the pair passes under the New York Central style signal bridge at CP 285.
SD80MAC's aren't all too common in the flat lands of Ohio anymore, so fellow RP contributor Aaron Border and I jumped on the chase. Here the pair is seen passing a patriotic barn north of Fremont.
178 passes the hulk of a Penn Central E8 as it eases into Bellevue...a study in contrast between different eras of EMD locomotive design.
On the return portion of their rare trip to Ohio and Michigan, this pair of NS SD80MAC's led mixed bag 178 down the Toledo District towards Bellevue. Once there, they will be sent back to the coal... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's make it back to their old stomping grounds on the Chicago main in Toledo!