Wished I had appreciated the baby boats on the Santa Fe mainline trains alittle more. Little geeps and baby GE's were common power for the secondary trains at the end of the Santa Fe in the mid-90... (more)
This Streator to Barstow freight train is passing MP 169 on the Chillicothe Sub. MP 168 is located between Williamsfield and Yost. The train is headed up by a bunch of yellow and blues along with ... (more)
It's a hot and humid August evening, and BNSF L-CHI105 is back at it again racing towards Joliet and beyond. This day, the train had a former Burlington Northern GP50 up front with a crazy Leslie ... (more)
Back in June the mighty Mississippi River was raging out of its banks. In Fort Madison the BNSF worked hard to keep the Transcon and the depot open. The employee parking lot was moved to the north... (more)
You knew whose railroad it was by the type of signal system present, and this scene proclaims Santa Fe all the way. A classic installation with cantilevers and searchlight signals protects the cro... (more)
The Mississippi River has caused alot of headaches in the Midwest with the railroads this spring. The river crested at Burlington, IA, (19 miles upstream) on 6-02 was the 3rd highest crest on reco... (more)
Back in 2017 we find a set of 5 units on this City of Industry to Global 4 Z-train as it passes thru Edelstein on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub. The BNSF is doing a good job of hosing this hot UP train... (more)
A pair of BNSF power sets await assignments at the BNSF Yard in Hodgkins on the Chillicothe Sub.
An HLCX GP38-2 is on the point of BNSF local L CHI105 as it waits under the I-294 bridge. Two other HLCX units and a BNSF will power today's train.
One of the few BNSF AC44’s lead a Westbound Z through small town Illinois.
A Westbound Z train heads West on the Transcon while blowing snow all over.
A Galesburg to Tulsa freight begins the trip out of Galesburg as they come off the Cameron Connection. The train has just left the yard at Galesburg about 5 miles ago and now is getting on the Chi... (more)