Nickel Plate 765 wows a crowd of railfans as it blasts by the Mokena depot on the Joliet Rocket. She was doing about 65 miles an hour at this location.
A loaded UP frac sand train powers south at Hustle, IL. The UP has been grabbing some of these ex-CSX units through PRLX leasing. AC6000CW's 637 and 648 are on the head end, and SD70ACe 4841 is sh... (more)
Amtrak 391, the Saluki, races south at Ludlow, IL, with four baggage cars and three Superliner coaches.
On one of my first outings with my new camera, I caught CN 5706 and CN 2239 hustling a southbound autorack towards Champaign and points south.