Vermilion Valley 1726 (Valerie) performs switching duties on a little used spur just outside of Danville, IL, on a beautiful summer day. This section of trackage is usually reserved for car storag... (more)
HLCX 1010 & 1017 shut down at the terminal.
HLCX GP38-3 1017 moving stone hoppers. BRT owners watch the unloading.
New Brookhaven Rail Terminal, that interchanges with the New York & Atlantic Railway, is located right off the Long Island Expressway for great access for truck loading and unloading. Stone is the... (more)
Built as MILW 168 in 1967, just looking at the paint, that is heritage. Even some of her original 168 is showing through on the dynamic brake blister.
IC&E 6405 is ex- UP 6760, an SD40-2 built in March of 1980.
An early morning at Galesburg finds a SD40-2 tugging on a cut of cars, under the horrible sodium vapor lighting.
"Blocking the crossing" A couple of geeps lead a cut of cars over the pathway that the yard employees use for atv's.
Fresh paint, sans lettering / numbers, under going repairs. This unit was for sale earlier this year, I don't know where that stands now.
The 591 performs some switching of the excursion train.
The usual power in Waukegan, pairs of GP15's are used on locals based here.
Two SD40-2s in need of a paint job work the interchange from the north yard at CP Hill, Mountain Sub, to the main yard at CP Golden/Purcell, Windermere Sub.
The 1201 shoves a cut of centerbeams down the Olympic Panel spur while PSAP power waits to move up the main to put its train together. The Simpson mainline crosses the PSAP main just this side of... (more)
The engineer puts on a show as he rides the high iron to the west end of the plant, to ride the crossovers back east and get in the other half of the yard at Eola.
A Pac-Man schemed unit drills cars in the yard at Bensenville.