UP’s IG4LB used to be a daily train here on the BNSF Transcon until they pulled it off in about 2016. As of late it’s been rerouting somewhat frequently back through Mazon in the later afterno... (more)
Before the BLOL headed North for the day with their grain train, they brought some ethanol cars to the plant in town, and dropped some cars off in the NS interchange.
The Bloomer Line bringing a grain train from CN North on their trackage towards various elevators on their line. This train would shortly stop in Sibley to drop off a cut of cars & BLOL 7504.
A trio of KCS grey SD40’s leading the KCS “Job 16” North towards Hattiesburg, MS where they will do interchange w/ CN before returning back South. This train originates in Gulfport. Catching... (more)
An originally built IC GP9 pulls a grain train past the IC depot in Gibson City. They had just grabbed this unit train from the siding just South of town on the CN trackage.
BLOL 7504 was built as an IC GP9 back in 1957. Fast forward 62 years and here it is in a CB&Q inspired paint scheme shoving a grain train on the former IC Gilman Sub & past an ole IC signal. Crazy... (more)
A former GP40-2 built in 1971 for the B&O leading the VTR train into Eagle Bridge, NY. They would pick up cars from the Batten Kill and then head back South.
WNYP 637 arriving “Turtle” with the Northbound Driftwood turn. After a nice day long chase of the WNYP this was the final shot of the day. WNYP would tie down here in the siding and call it a ... (more)
One of the most popular railroads in the country right now is the WNYP. They are one of the few remaining railroads in the country with an all Alco fleet and it is soon to be changing. With AC6000... (more)
One of 11 former Clinchfield SD40’s on the CSX roster leads a Northbound ethanol from Jacksonville, FL to Blue Island, IL through Deshler, Ohio on the Toledo Sub.
A trio of former BN EMD’s & a HLCX GP38-2 leading a local on the Santa Fe towards Galesburg. I barely got this guy in sunlight. That would’ve been a bummer if I got Cloud bombed!
An originally built SP GP35 that was converted to a GP39M from the BN is seen here leading a M-CHIGAL on the former Santa Fe through Illinois.
A GP38-2 that was built back in 1972 for the L&N is seen here in HLCX Maroon colors, as it leads the BNSF Westbound local from GM Yard in Hodgkins, IL to Galesburg Yard in Galesburg, IL.
A BN painted SD60M & SD40-2 leading the Peoria, IL to Galesburg, IL manifest into the BNSF Galesburg Yard. Such a retro looking scene of the BN greens leading a freight into the former BN Yard.
A trio of UP 4 axle EMD’s head West towards LaFox on the Geneva Subdivision with some gondolas in tow.