As the sun sets, a railfan gets his shots as UP 8859 heads west with a Z train in tow bound for the coastline.
As the moon rises over the small and quiet town of Cortland, IL, a westbound "Bird" breaks the silence as it does a solid 60 past the still standing C&NW Searchlights.
WAMX 3872 breaks away from its cut of cars just outside of Slinger, WI.
WAMX 3895 leads Soo Line 1003 east towards Slinger, WI. This train was supposed to make it to Janesville, WI tonight to head to Chicago, IL on Friday morning but unfortunately the CN could not giv... (more)
WAMX 4181 still wears BN colors in 2017.
WAMX 4181 rests with a few other SD40-2s after just bringing back T001 from Chicago while a line of locomotives await some fuel.
UP 1996, the SP heritage unit leads quite the colorful consist today on IG2G2 which includes UP 1988, the Katy heritage unit, 2 freshly repainted AC4400CWs, and a BNSF ES44C4.
CN 5303 is in charge of L507 as it pulls a cut of cars off its train for Charter Steel in Saukville, WI. It's a nice change of pace when they switch out the power, and it's even nicer when it's a ... (more)
8,800 horsepower charges past one horse. BNSF 7903 leads a high priority intermodal train towards Chicago, IL.
Running into the sunset, CREX 1204 leads a northbound sand train on the CN Waukesha Sub just outside of Ackerville, WI.
What started life as Milwaukee Road 202A in 1956 has worn many different paint schemes for many roads. Some of those include Alaska RR, Amtrak, Milwaukee Road as stated above, and the short lived ... (more)
BNSF 5967 enters the small town of Cameron, Il on its way west for more coal.
UP 5720 leads a northbound coal train towards Sheboygan, WI.
Heavy morning clouds give me the chance to get a few half way decent shots of UP 1983 as it sits on display for Rochelle Railroad Days 2017 with sister unit 1982.
CP 2250 pulls a cut of cars out of CP's Muskego Yard located in the lower valley of Milwaukee, WI.