One of NS's "Crescent Cab" SD60s leads the daily Bensenville-St. Paul auto train out of town as Milwaukee looms in the background.
CP 281 heads west through the 10 MPH speed restriction at Milwaukee Union Station.
SD60E 6945 leads 281 out of Milwaukee with 100 automobile loads.
A couple dirty AC GE units lead 281 at a snail's pace through downtown Milwaukee past the former home of the Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Company.
CP 281 had a little mishap this morning...
With a new ECO unit on point, 281 has just switched from 1-main to 2-main at the Duplainville crossovers as CP 288 holds just to the west.
A stackup of 6 brand new EMD GP20C-ECO units trail the road power as the autorack express adds some color among the freshly fallen snow on a frigid Wisconsin winter day
An ECO unit gets the honors leading its big brother crusty beavers up the grade in Brookfield with a long 281 train in tow
Behind a trio of SD40-2s; 9,280 feet of manifest and autoracks leave Milwaukee behind and make haste to the west.
The INRD Big MACs make the turn at the Wheelhouse Curve out of the Menomonee River Valley as they head west with the day's 281 manifest
An Indy MAC and CP GEVo make easy time westward after checking fuel reading at Nashotah.
With a long string of autoracks in tow, a duo of GEVo's lead this manifest west into the warm sunlight
Crawling into The Wash for a single car set-out, it's a rare site to see this late 281 train with no Autoracks
The INRD MACs once again lead CP 281 through the depot in downtown Milwaukee
Just hours after being discharged from the hospital following a nasty flu and subsequent diabetes related issues, I just couldn't help but head out and nab CP 281 after learning it sported a trio ... (more)