Led by a leaser, Union Pacific's Mount Vernon, Ill.,-based roadswitcher arrives into Salem with a cut of cars on March 15, 2015.
UP #1989 leads the ZYCLD train into Salem yard limits where it will change crews and head south,
UP #4524 leads the MPIPBJ into Salem yard on a hot July day.
UP 1982 along with UP 9764 has just returned to their train after setting out an engine at the UP Yard in Salem.
Southbound UP Z-train, with a KCS in the lead, heads for Mt. Vernon.
The three kids fishing paid little attention to the NB train pulling in to the UP yard at Salem.
The CSX Business train gracefully passes some beautiful trackside flowers on it's way through Salem, IL. Still more chase photos to come...
This Southbound CSX(UP Z train) brings his rusty old thing into the yard for a crew change.
This Southbound NS(UP Z train) is the 2nd of 3 trains to wait their turn into the yard.
Southbound HLCX, with a somewhat fresh coat of gray primer, makes his way into the UP yard.
This Southbound CN or IC, comes off the new siding and heads for Mt Vernon.
This CN train came off the CN Centralia Sub. and on to the UP Salem Sub. at Kinmundy, IL. He now works his way in the Salem Yard.
This Southbound CSX takes the curve while passing by some fall colors.
Southbound UP makes the turn towards town, this one could use a new coat of paint.