GTW 4927 braves the first snowstorm of the 2015/2016 Winter in Freeport, IL.
BCOL 4602 heads East out of Freeport in blizzard conditions.
CN 5298 West has just knocked down the signals at East Junction, and will be rolling through the Freeport Yard without stopping.
Freeport Switcher waits at Wallace Yard Freeport with the former Illinois Central offices in the background. At one time Freeport was a major junction. In addition to the Chicago to Iowa line Fr... (more)
Westbound arrives at Wallace Yard waiting for an Eastbound.
A heavy January snow is just beginning as Chicago Central power is fueled at the Freeport Engine facility.
Bult in December of 1986 for the Oakway leasing company. CN 5475 now wears the red and black. Seen here waiting for its next assignment in Freeport, IL as the local to Rockford and back.
Crews as Silver Creek Station are busy steaming up Silver Creek & Stephenson Heisler No. 2 for the first run of the morning. The engine normally burns coal, but was burning wood this weekend.
Heisler No. 2 streaks through a grove of trees in rural Illinois at a whopping 5 mph.
The daily Waterloo Yard to Kirk yard manifest train has just doubled back up after meeting its counterpart 337. CN will run these manifest trains up to 12,000 feet, that means the trains can only ... (more)
CN 4028 idles in the CN Freeport Yard in Freeport, IL.
CN 4028 pulls away from the CN Freeport, IL Yard while heading Eastbound into Rockford.
The daily Kirk Yard, IN, to Waterloo, IA, manifest train has just finished the work at Freeport and now pumps air to leave. Today's M337 is running about 12 hours late due to congestion at Kirk ya... (more)
The class Grand Trunk Western logo lives on in 2013.
I never thought I would see this lashup again.