CEFX 6020, a former SOO Line SD60, leads U767 north passed the replica SOO depot at Lake Villa, IL as snow falls to the ground.
Two zebras and a BC Rail make for a great trio of barns as M348 rolls south through Lake Villa.
Big Daddy Walks Away- Aftermath of CN GE and gravel truck mixing it up at 50mph. 335's Engineer walks away from his last disaster, no doubt looking forward to a few beers! Big Daddy happily retire... (more)
With the temperature only at a whopping 5* heat wave (-10 windchill) and my camera flashing low battery, I snap a shot of one of the best consist that I have seen on this line in awhile, IC 1010 (... (more)
A beautiful, unseasonably warm November day found me trackside in Lake Villa, Illinois along the old Soo Line watching a CN intermodal zoom past Lehmann Park.
You want power? 20-cylinder WC 7514, screaming south for Grayslake with Vulcan rock train U700 on the Waukesha Sub, and ~150-kilovolt high-tension lines run a parallel route here in Antioch. Unfor... (more)
WC 7514 leads the U-700 rock train south on the Waukesha Sub.
Rock loads to Grayslake
Sitting crewless on the main...