A repainted & rebuilt B40-8W leads the L-CHI105 West on the unit’s original home rails of the Santa Fe.
The westbound local heading through Mazon with a H1 GP60B & H1 SD40-2 trailing in the consist.
The wind gusts as an extra GALCHI cruises towards Chicago with a BN SD40 up front. A nice accommodation to this old, and presumably abandoned, grain elevator.
BNSF SD75I 254 leads a Intermodal east through Mazon.
BNSF 1407 & BNSF 3036, a SD60M & GP40X duo leads the L-CHI105 from BNSF GM Yard in Hodgkins through Mazon, Illinois.
BNSF 1431 and two other BN brothers lead the L-CHI104 from Galesburg through central Illinois on the Santa Fe as they head towards Chicago.
BNSF 1407 & 1404 leading the Galesburg manifest West through the small town of Mazon on the Santa Fe.
1 of 5 GP50L’s ever built, BNSF 3162, is seen here leading M-CHIGAL West along the Santa Fe past a big puddle of water that was conveniently collected along the tracks just outside of town. These ... (more)
Right where it belongs on home rails, 1981-built GP50 #3167 leads the four day a week L CHI105 through Mazon. Still wearing classic Santa Fe blue and yellow, the 3167 has memories of hustling hots... (more)
L-CHI105 passes the old Santa Fe depot in Mazon, IL with a whiteface BN SD40-2 leading.
BNSF SD40-2 1842 leads M-GALCHI east just east of Mazon.
A trio of EMD Geep variations lead the L-CHI105 train West towards Galesburg on the former Santa Fe w/ one of the many Helm Leasing units on the point.
BNSF 539 & three other units on the Westbound BNSF L-CHI105 across the former Santa Fe.
This was my first BNSF local since going to school in August. Meanwhile, I am home every weekend but nothing ever ran worthwhile or during daylight until yesterday afternoon. I’ve only shot one ot... (more)
BNSF 9720 & BNSF 624 leading a vehicle train to San Bernardino, CA through the Midwest on the Santa Fe. Couldn’t have asked for better light with this pre merger consist!