The first train of today was CN A408, led by IC 1017 and 1037 (CN paint). The other 2 of 4 total trains I saw today had IC leaders as well, making CN's Chicago/Champaign Subdivisions look like the... (more)
CN A497 rolls south at Hayes behind a nice set of four units. With the leader being an SD60, a rent-a-wreck in second, and a zebra-striped barn in fourth, this consist makes for a nice rainbow and... (more)
CREX 1503 leads an EMDX demonstrator SD70AH south on train Q196. Here at Tolono, the train is seen passing the old concrete base of the station that once stood here, as shown on the left of the ph... (more)
IC 1035 does the honors of train L531 as it passes under the elevator and prepares to blast through the small village of Pesotum. Aside from the CN unit, this was a very common sight to see throug... (more)
IC 1003, still in black, leads A408 south at Arcola on a blistery Sunday morning.
If you want to follow all traffic laws on the road, chasing a <50 car CN train south at track speed isn't very ... (more)