I'll post this photo, not because it's the best photo ever, but because it tells a story. This is the BNSF Transcon just outside of the BNSF Logistics Park yard. Main 1 and Main 2 are on the lef... (more)
One local family of geese go for a swim in the Kankakee River as L-CHI104 rockets east over the river with GP60 167 on the point, still wearing its Santa Fe colors.
A Q CHISTO train from Corwith Yard (with a Y CHI107 crew aboard) heads west across the Kankakee River in Lorenzo. Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP60 #167 leads the way on its home rails. It hasn't escaped t... (more)
An eastbound stack train crosses the Kankakee River at Lorenzo, Illinois.
This has to be the biggest signal bridge I've ever seen. This westbound stack train is accelerating out of the massive BNSF Logistics Park yard only a couple miles away. The two mainline tracks ... (more)
As a trio of SD60M's hold down the M GALCHI in Lorenzo's support yard, a westbound stack train hustles west with a quad of GE's. A crew would arrive soon to take the GALCHI east to its destination... (more)
M GALCHI rolls east across the Kankakee River, a little west of Wilmington, IL. After being tied down in the support yard west of here all night, we were treated to an unusual early afternoon run.... (more)
A Santa Fe intermodal train sprints across the Kankakee River Bridge at Lorenzo, Illinois, on the afternoon of May 10, 1986. The westbound train is powered by a pair each of EMD SD45s and SD40-2s.
It's been quite a while since a GP60M has led around the Chicagoland area. That changed on July 24th, 2020 as #103 (now classified as a GP60M-3) and SD60M #1407 hustled west across the Kankakee Ri... (more)
BNSF 1795, a former BN SD40-2, leads L-CHI105 across the Kankakee River in Lorenzo, IL.
L-CHI105 crosses over the Kankakee River in Lorenzo, IL with a rather colorful consist.
L-CHI105 making it’s run to BNSF Galesburg Yard as they cross the Kankakee River at Lorenzo. Today’s train featured a BN & BNSF SD40-2, HLCX GP38-2, & an ATSF SD40-2.
NS 8114 sits in the BNSF storage tracks in Lorenzo next to Q-CHILAC on Thanksgiving.
A fast UP south bounder passes three trains in the siding at Lorenzo, Illinois. This is just outside of the BNSF Logistics Park Chicago yard. Included in the trains in the siding is the NS Norfo... (more)
Westbound rolling just south of the Kankakee River.