At the top of the grade out of the Illinois River valley, the 199 shooter will soon kick up its heels as it heads west, Santa Fe All The Way.
When all you want is a westbound. We set up for this shot and watched as multiple eastbounds rolled bye. Yet finally, with about 15 minutes of sun left, this wb stack train came blasting under the... (more)
BNSF 5515 West climbs the grade of Edelstein Hill.
Just 20 years ago, Santa Fe warbonnets like this one ran wild on this line across Illinois in command of Santa Fe’s fast intermodal trains. Today 20 years later you’re lucky to see one let alone o... (more)
A pair of SD70M's head South with there train across the opean prairie in Illinois on the Union Pacific Peoria Subdivision.
Four UP 6-axels have little trouble pulling their string of autoracks out of the Illinois river valley.
A pair of B40-8s are in charge of this late evening westbound at Edelstein, Illinois.
BNSF 5231, 8024, and CSX 592 head East on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub at Edelstein. Not sure what was going on here? He was moving at a pretty good clip with no head light on.
BNSF 4168 leads a pig train east.
A UP AC shoves a set of empty coal hoppers under the busy BNSF transcon.
BNSF 4713 leads a coal train west.
BNSF 6770 meets a westbound stack train before proceeding east.
Two Yellow Bonnets are a welcome site on a line dominated with orange and green Dash 9s!
Four units lead west through the plant at Edelstein rolling under the classic Santa Fe signal bridges.
A "Z" train blasts through the well marked crossovers at Edelstein.