South West Chief running 18 hours late is heading toward Chicago. 184 was shut down at Raton requiring a long wait for a BNSF engine to be added on.
A pair of SD70MAC's in the BN "Executive" scheme take a string of empty coal hoppers westbound on a frigid, windy winter afternoon. The signal bridge off in the distance has since been replaced s... (more)
The Southwest Chief highballs west through Meriden, passing under the CB&Q searchlights at MP 78.
My 300th RP photo is a westbound empty coal train splitting the new signals turned on just the day before. The signals didn't go on until the train hit the next block west. An earlier eastbound ... (more)
The radiance of the morning sun lights up an eastbound coal load as it ducks under one of the remaining CB&Q bridges at MP 75.3 on the Mendota Subdivision. As unfortunate as it is, these signals ... (more)
BNSF6137 and its' coal loads head east under the endangered CB&Q signal bridge at East Meriden on the Mendota Subdivision. All of the CB&Q signals on this sub will be deactivated by years end.
The start to the end has begun on the Mendota Sub as seen here at Meridian. These signals and the next ones east of here have the new replacement signals setup for changeover. It will definitely c... (more)
The Brick-Kick heads west under one of the many CB&Q signal bridges on the Mendota Sub that are being replaced this year.
The sun is rising on another day on the Mendota Sub near the small township of Meriden. These classic CB&Q signals litter this subdivision from Galesburg, IL, to Aurora, IL, on the 120 miles of th... (more)
A trio of SD75Ms take an empty coal train west under one of the many classic CBQ signal bridges that can be found on the Mendota Sub.