Running on the wrong main, Main 1, the Northtown, MN - Belt Railway of Chicago train slows down as its conductor tries to get in contact with MOW forces for permission to enter their limits. MOW ... (more)
The loaded unit ethanol train was the first eastbounnd out of La Crosse after 16.6" of snow fell on Saturday. The Mississippi River bluffs were beautiful on this cold and clear Sunday afternoon.
A nice Mother's Day suprise: three SOO SD-60s roll down the BNSF in perfect sunshine. Only a few hours earlier dense fog covered the area.
Loaded Unit Taconite Train from Steelton, MN - Birmingham, AL rolls south along the backwaters of the Mississippi River.
Priority UPS/LTL Intermodal Train from St. Paul, MN - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard) passes through the S-curve south of Desoto, WI.
Priority UPS TRain from St. Paul, MN - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard) passes through the S-curves south of Desoto.
Loaded Unit Ore Train from Saunders, WI - Birmingham, AL before GE's took over the duties.
Just after sun rise on the day after Christmas, and with the sun barely over the river bluffs and frost still on the ties, BNSF 5478 and CSX 7663 lead a autorack train through the S curves south o... (more)
Vehicle Manifest Train from Tacoma, WA - Logistics Park Chicago bends through the S-curves south of Desoto.
High Priority Merchandise Train from Northtown, MN - Galesburg, IL. (Canon EOS20D, 300mm f/4.0L IS USM)
Priority UPS - LTL Intermodal Train from Portland, OR - Chicago, IL (Cicero Yard). (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L Is USM)
Reverse-running on Main 1 (M1) due to a welder working on M2, the regular merchandise train from Northtown, MN - Galesburg, IL heads east. BNSF 8049, MRL 351, CSXT 7501, NS 3407.
Regular Merchandise Train from Northtown, MN - Galesburg, IL.