A couple of flared radiator SD70M's lead this ballast train through Pottstown. BNSF's Peoria Sub to Galesburg is in the background.
A aged AC4400 and the Katy heritage unit lead the Peoria to Clinton manifest through Akron, Illinois.
UP OCS on the old C&NW bridge over HY34 at Langley,IL..
UP's Proviso - Alton & Southern heads south at Edelstein.
UP Powerton coalie is about to meet a Cilco empty just south of Lawn Ridge.
UP northbound detour manifest (M ASPR?) at Pottstown. Can only get sun on the nose in mid summer.
A northbound coal train ducks under the BNSF Mendota Sub just west of Buda.
An extremely lucky bit of sun on an otherwise dreary day reveals an ex-SP AC4400 acting as the DPU on a Cilco Edwards Station bound coal train.
Rail grinding on the UP Peoria Sub.
Rolling along the single-track Peoria Sub through Illinois on a trip up from St. Louis.
The UP Centennial 6939 is showing 'big power!' as it glides thru the Wind farms near Camp Grove, Illinois
DPU UP 7116 rolls by a crossing signal with an increasingly rare non-electronic bell.
The conductor on UP 6465 decides to have a little fun with the group of railfans gathered around this crossing.
Out of the early evening shadows appears an northbound CWR train.