A YN2 CSX SD40-2 drills cars at the west end of Barr Yard.
After making a setout in the intermodal terminal, a nice leader in the form of a standard cab Dash 8, ties back onto its train before departing.
As a northbound freight holds the siding with NS and CSX power, a solo CN SD70M-2 hurries by on the main with a stack train.
CN SD60F 5547, in charge of a freight, is passed by a stack train with CN C40-8 2109 in charge. The higher priority stack train has received its signal at the Rock, while the freight would have a ... (more)
CSX train K837 awaits a new crew on a bitter cold night in Dyer, IN. CEFX SD40-2 7092, a former BN that is still wearing its original Cascade green paint and markings, is in charge.
A brand new GEVO highballs west out of Global 4. Up ahead, the train will hop onto the BNSF Chillicothe Sub for the trip out to the west coast.
A pair of GP20C-ECO units round the corner, making the move from the CP to the IHB. In less than a mile, the train will arrive at its destination of IHB's Norpaul Yard.
Exiting Metra rails and entering CSX trackage, the daily Q557 train slowly rolls through Bridge 407 across the Des Plaines River in Joliet. Built in 1932, Bridge 407 sees four daily trains and a h... (more)
Illinois Central inspired E8(A) 515 thunders through Grayslake, IL. The covered wagon is leading a deadhead train of private varnish from Janesville, WI to Bensenville, IL.
A pair of Geeps, including a Cotton Belt GP60, await assignments at the south end of Bloomington Yard.
The Santa Train rolls through town just as the sun decided to make an appearance.
On a day that was dominated by clouds, the NS Santa Train finds a pocket of sunshine at Wabic Junction in Decatur. The old coaling tower still stands in the background.
A CSX SD50 and a grey ghost SD40-2 slowly head west through East Chicago.
They sure look nice when they're new! A pair of ACe's pass by the Arcelor Mittal plant in Riverdale.