An eastbound Union Pacific freight bound for Proviso Yard slowly passes along the former CNW mainline thru Elmhurst with a whole gaggle of EMD locomotives.
Waiting for traffic to clear, the UP 3080 holds #2 MT at Wheaton, IL
Light UP consist with an ex-CNW unit creeps along the Tazewell & Peoria tracks awaiting a signal to cross the Illinois River and into the ex P&PU's E.Peoria yard.
What a train! Seven UP units lead a Westbound mixed freight past the Rochelle Railroad Park. UP 3080, UP 3062, UPY Y738, UPY Y710, UP 2387, UP 2488 and UP 2318.
A couple hints give it away, but all 5 units are C&NW heritage. SD40-2 3080 was C&NW 6917, and the unit behind it was a 6800-series. C40-8s 9042/9047 were C&NW 8523/8526 and C41-8 9089 was 8577, t... (more)
A UP stack train heads east through the manual interlocking on CSX rails.
Two SD40-2's lead a stack train toward the Global III Intermodal terminal.