A rather unusual BNSF tactonite train over takes an idle coal train headed by BNSF 9371. BNSF crew watch in the distance.
This was a sweet birthday indeed.
This was an excellent way to start off the trip! EJ&E 663/675 idle in the background while the UYMPWC crosses the diamond before it.
This was a good way to start the trip off. UP Ethanol train gains speed as it crosses Turner.
A very very rare CSX in a Pre YN1 scheme is paired up with an NS unit heading this manifest through LaGrange.
What is better than one GP50? Obviously two!
BNSF 9866 runs a very very long and slow coal train easing it's way through McCarron road.
Very interesting consist featuring non-typical units on the Geneva Sub.
Fairview Grain Local headed by EMDX 748 hauls, speed, as it screams past me on Main 3.
Outbound Metra on main 3 between two black cars.
A very special MCBPR runs under speed even with clear signals all the way through Turner Junction. Two C40-8's and a very very rare Cotton Belt GP60!!! SSW 9647. I like'd seeing all the heritage u... (more)
A very shiny CPRail unit leads a grain local past Franklin Park. The sun came out just in time for this picture!
BNSF 2584 on the point of this interesting yard work train. BNSF 1408 (very rare GP10) follows up.