In the middle of a full makeover, BCOL 4647 undergoes inspection and upgrades while the primer is still curing. This was the transition from the BCOL Blue and white scheme to the CN Black and Red.... (more)
A rare IC C636 rests at the terminal At Homewood south of Chicago
This is the anniversary of the big snowstorm that hit the Northeast. I had gotten a heads up from friend Joe Jack that ENEL, with the 6726 leading, was leaving Conway, so I went out and got it in ... (more)
A CN yard job with an untouched EJE SD38-2 shoves a cut of cars back into Markham Yard. They pulled up under the old IC signal bridge for headroom. This was my first trip to Illinois and in one da... (more)
What a treat in 2012! Both these railroads fleets of motive power have been decimated by the CN for one reason or another. Between 8-10 WC GP40's are on property here, although the lease ends at t... (more)
A "dum-dum" coal train claws it's way up the grade and out of the Beaver River Valley on the CR Fort Wayne Line. The DE units were required on the point as there are mid train slaves, and the DE u... (more)
Two newly-painted ex-GTW units are about to hit the 'Main Street of the Mid-West' with merchandise.