BNSF eastbound double stacks cross back over to Main 2 at Edelstein under a classic Santa Fe signal bridge.
BNSF double stacks meet at Edelstein, IL.
An EB stacktrain passes CP 139.5, the new connection with Union Pacific's Peoria Subdivision.
A pair of Santa Fe SD40-2's prepare to descend Edelstein hill & into the Illinois River valley.
BNSF stack train accelerating out of the crossovers at Edelstein behind ex-ATSF #724. This stack train has distributed power with one more unit on the rear.
Westbound Z rolls by with a nice set of power. (except for the primer on the second motor)
Loaded UP vehicle train makes its way up the hill.
BNSF work train distributes ties 1 mile west of Edelstein.
Warbonnets cresting the hill at Edelstein as seen from the Santa Fe Rd. overpass. Many a Santa Fe train photo has been taken here over the generations.
York Canyon coal empties cycle back west.
A westbound manifest crosses over to track one at Edlestein, Illinois.
Santa Fe's last summer. Based on the shadows and # of locomotives (hp/ton), I'd guess this is the QNYLA, the hottest of the hots.
An eastbound pig train decends Edelstein hill as seen from Santa Fe Road.
A westbound stack train rolls around Sequoia Curve as it climbs out of the Illinois River valley.
The fall colors on Sequoia Curve are beginning to show as this BNSF stack train with a solid NS lashup heads west into the setting sun.