Eight engines lead the BRCNTW into Lee with thunderheads growing on the southern horizon.
A CSX SD80 leads a westbound manifest past the windmills just southeast of rural Lee, IL, which is certainly a long way from home!
Eastbound Z train roars across the drifted farmland of north central Illinois.
After waiting in the siding at Shabbona for two Eastbounds, the "Santa Fe duo" rolls Westward into the beautiful evening light, leaving behind windmills, farm, and fields.
The Chicago to Seattle Z train has crested the hill at Lee and is beginning the descent into Rochelle.
An eastbound Z train climbs the hill at Lee on the C&I Sub., enroute to Chicago.
A stack train goes by "stack." A storm brews as an eastbound stack train heads toward Chicago. I was waiting for SP 4449.
A BNSF EBD Multi-level heads past an old cemetery on the outskirts of Lee, IL. An old graffiti-laden ATSF SD40-2 trails.
S CHCTAC highballs west through the town of Lee behind a B40-8W and a GP60B.
KCS Southern Belle ACe 4124 rolls through Lee with the eastbound G WLMBRC.
Eleven SD40-2s are dead-in-tow on this light engine move from Minneapolis (Northtown) to the Belt Railway of Chicago. 60 BNSF SD40-2s have been sent from North Dakota, Minneapolis, and Topeka to t... (more)
Trains and chickens are seen from "Lee Tower" at a NWI-NRHS picnic. The grills are fired up nearby but the chickens are not on the menu today.
Fields of Green.
An NS SD70 leads the Grand Forks-Belt Railway manifest into Lee on a beautiful Sunday morning.
A local from Rochelle to Eola slams east through Lee. To make a long story short, the crew of this train was less than thrilled to see us.