Sharing a nickname with Villa Grove’s “Blue Devil” mascot, a CN “Blue Devil” C40-8W leads northbound train X335 past Hayes elevator. The sea of purple flowers in the field is a nice photo prop and... (more)
The first train of today was CN A408, led by IC 1017 and 1037 (CN paint). The other 2 of 4 total trains I saw today had IC leaders as well, making CN's Chicago/Champaign Subdivisions look like the... (more)
CN A497 rolls south at Hayes behind a nice set of four units. With the leader being an SD60, a rent-a-wreck in second, and a zebra-striped barn in fourth, this consist makes for a nice rainbow and... (more)
An Executive SD70MAC leads A497 south through the town of Hayes.
CN #8103 leads the M335 north through Hayes Illinois.
CN #2130 rolls past the small town of Hayes Illinois.
CN M396 passes the old grain elevator in Hayes, IL with a nice looking SD70M-2 on the point.