A four-pack of EMDs bring CP 281 through Franklin Park, IL.
High green to highball. CP 5028 flies west with CP 281 in tow as the setting fall sun makes a lovely pallet of colors in the sky.
NS 8122 leads CP 281 west across the Wisconsin River bridge in the Dells.
CP 281 gets an odd leader, with the venerable GP38 leading a mix of 5 big CP units on the westbound manifest.
On April Fool's Day 2017, Soo Line SD60 6027 highballs train 281 by the depot in Oconomowoc.
It's no fooling, as one of the two remaining Soo Line SD60's leads CP 281 out of Milwaukee, bound for the Twin Cities.
CSX SD50 8506 leads CP 281 east through Franklin Park.
CP 281 heads east through Franklin Park Illinois with KCSM AC4400CW leading a CSX C40-8W
With a pair of new Tier 4 units riding on point, 281 leans into the curve heading westbound under the UP's Milwaukee Sub while they accelerate out of Milwaukee.
The autorack express has a couple of foreigners at the helm today as they crawl west at 10 mph on the CP's Watertown Sub through the Menomonee River Valley.
281 passes under the Searchlights at tower B-12
A pair of CSX units get the call to lead the autorack express west today.
Hotshot 281 departs Bensenville Yard with KCSM 4571 doing the honors. Here, the train passes under the classic Milwaukee Road signal bridge at Edgington.
281 is just out of Bensenville Yard as it heads east by B12 with a CP SD60 in charge.
After waiting for a lengthy meet with 298 and 813, this 281 blast out of the siding at Bangor. This train would have to put the coals on as they would need to stay out of Amtrak #7's way until Win... (more)