Chessie lives! VLIX 7311, which was stored on the Chesapeake & Indiana for several years, moved to Barr Yard in late September. Now it has been transferred to IHB's Blue Island Yard in Riverdale.
A CSX intermodal has almost reached Barr Yard as it passes through Dolton.
A CP freight gets underway leaving the yard in Milwaukee. My favorite part of this sight are the tracks of the previous crews walking the lengths of their trains in the snow.
Three IBC locomotives rest on the Chesapeake and Ohio at La Crosse. Some of their engine "facility" is easily accessible from public property near the town's baseball diamonds. Unfortunately for m... (more)
A loaded coal train heads westbound out of a winter snow storm with evidence still showing on the trucks. The train has just begun moving again after sitting in the siding in Crestline for several... (more)
A host of SD75Ms, including plenty of Warbonnets, rest amongst the Oakways in storage at Northtown Yard.
A loaded westbound coal train has almost made it to Illinois on the former NYC. The Illinois Terminal heritage unit is second in the consist.