Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of E9s are fresh from a rebuild at VMV in Paducah, Kentucky, and are now headed west at Benton Junction, Illinois, on April 26, 1993. The train departed Paducah in the mo... (more)
Speeding up after having to make a stop, a Southbound Mixed Freight makes some noise through the town of Benton, IL.
Southbound UP Z train motors by heading for Benton siding where he will meet a UP manifest train.
UP 7206 holds the main with an ex-Southern Pacific helping out.
UP 7206 holds the main for about 3 hours as 2 broken rails are being repaired. This is the second of 2 loaded coal trains waiting to head South towards Paducah.
Westbound switcher that needs a little repainting.
Southbound CSX on the UP mainline at Benton Junction.
ON the CN (former IC) just east of Benton Jct
2nd of 4 trains in 45 minutes at Benton Jct this morning...eastbound coal loads
4th of 4 trains in 45 minutes at Benton Jct this morning...northbound
3rd of 4 trains in 45 minutes at Benton Jct this morning...southbound