A little after sunrise this AM......
The Nitrin Local passes the Brother's parking lot on IL.St.Hy.84.
Northbound Nitrin local passes the Rapids City,IL.post office on a day that 40 years ago I would have called a Kodachrome day.
CP 2202 brings up the rear on an empty ballast train. The day before, this train went north dropping ballast along the Nitrin subdivision for a major track rehab project.
The rock train passes the men from the Holland Company that are rebuilding the Nitrin Sub for the Canadian Pacific.
CP 4506 trundles north with a fairly long train in tow.