After making a pickup at Lineage Logistics, the conductor throws the switch off the spur to get back onto the West Chicago Branch Line as BNSF 2740, a rebuilt EMD GP39E leads the way back to Eola,... (more)
A full fallen flag consist departs Batavia with the 452 local.
After working 2 industries in Batavia for a few hours on a gorgeous, warm, and sunny fall afternoon, R-CHI452 heads back south to Eola Yard on the BNSF West Chicago Spur. This line is the oldest p... (more)
R CHI452 is headed south out of Batavia with 4 cars for Eola Yard. Cascade green 2740 and Bluebonnet 167 have the honors this afternoon on the 3 day a week local. Some nice fall colors are still h... (more)
After making a pickup at Lineage Logistics, BNSF 2740, a rebuilt EMD GP39E leads the way back to Eola, still wearing its proud cascade green from the Burlington Northern days. HLCX GP38-2 1056 tra... (more)
WOW, THAT WAS A CLOSE CALL!!! After working Suncast in Batavia, the West Chicago local (R-CHI452) heads back towards Eola Yard in Aurora after they finish their work for the day. The train is seen... (more)
On a perfect winter's afternoon in Batavia, R CHI452 is making its rounds on the West Chicago Branch, the oldest line on the BNSF Railway's system. It features one heck of a leader in the form of ... (more)
Former BN 2740 leads the West Chicago local south through Batavia.
BNSF's West Chicago local backs up a small industrial spur. These rails have seen better days, now only seeing this local 3 times per week.
The West Chicago local performs switching moves at Suncast.
BN waycar 11462 brings up the rear of the Irish Mail as it passes through Batavia, IL, on its way from Eola to West Chicago. This piece of railroad was the great granddaddy of the CB&Q, the one-t... (more)