End of the day, but not time to go home yet.
After just barely getting my flashes setup I capture the last light of the day and a shot of a train that won't be around much longer. A loaded Pleas... (more)
Start em young! A young rail-fan waves to a westbound oil tanker while taking a picture at the park.
A NS transfer makes it's way slowly past a few railfans at the park on it's way west on track two towards Global 3
The westbound industry train rumbles past with a brand new SD70ace
CN 2251 pounds the diamonds at Turner Junction, passing one of the last remaining operational control towers in the Chicagoland Area.
A BNSF stack powers through the park under the brand new signals that replaced the searchlights earlier this year.
As the sun sets, a Grain Train pulls hard out of Council Bluffs.
30,000+ horses rumble on up the hill out of Lanark on their way hauling 8,500 tons towards the Mississippi river.
A very hot stack train pounds across the Streator road crossing with a faded pumpkin and and aged warbonnet.
A very hot stack train rumbles through Streator, Il featuring a Pumpkin and Warbonet Dash 9s.
Brand and Shiny new paint on a CP SD60 "pops" out as it passes a few ash trees in Davis Junction.
A Empty UP coal train makes it's way under the old CNW Coal elevator that stands in Nelson, IL.
The Western Pacific heritage unit rolls on through Elmhurst, IL on its way to Global 1
In the final moments of light on the final day of January 2010, a UP loaded coal train rumbles on through Nelson, IL.
With the temperature only at a whopping 5* heat wave (-10 windchill) and my camera flashing low battery, I snap a shot of one of the best consist that I have seen on this line in awhile, IC 1010 (... (more)