A trio of EMD SD40's leads iron ore train U717 as it heads towards Duluth, about to cross Sax Road in Sax, Minnesota.
DMIR 405 and two CN SD40-2W's are just completing loading of their train or iron ore taconite pellets at the Fairlane Processing Plant. Once loading is complete the train will be recrewed for its ... (more)
With another load of taconite pellets, CN U791 heads towards Two Harbors behind two EMD's and a GE, passing by a DMIR searchlight signal at Spruce.
An Illinois Central SD40-3 in death star paint leads loaded taconite ore train as it passes through a s-curve just south of Culver, Minnesota on its way to Duluth.
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit awaits its next assignment at Amtrak's 18th Street Shops on a cool March night. The Chicago skyline stands proudly, lighting up the night in the background.
Diesel exhaust and taconite pellet steam fills the air behind CN U717 as Illinois Central SD40-3 6252 leads the heavy train towards Duluth.
A Minnesota Commercial job works their main yard, while a BNSF local interchanges cars under the power of a BN painted SD60M and a BNSF "great pumpkin" SD60M. In the upper right, a BNSF intermodal... (more)
Passing under the former PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan, Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit shoves an inbound Milwaukee District commuter train towards Union Station.
Metra F40PH-3 112 leads an outbound commuter train as it departs Chicago Union Station and heads down the South West District, passing by the Amtrak service facility.
UP & CN power, still snow covered from their journey across Iowa, lead a loaded CN ethanol train through Chicago on the former Illinois Central.
Crude iron ore train U730 comes around the bend in Forbes behind a C40-8 as it heads towards the Fairlane Processing Plant.
A CN local returns to Proctor Yard behind a DMIR tunnel motor and CN Dash 8, passing by a loaded taconite train waiting to head down to the docks.
With the last Grand Trunk painted SD40-2 in the lead, the CN Argo Job heads down the Joilet Sub and crosses over a service road.
A gray KCS Ace and a BC Rail Dash 9 make for an interesting pair on CSX manifest freight Q350 as they work Barr Yard in Blue Island before proceeding to the BRC's Clearing Yard.
One of Amtrak's Dash 8's leads the westbound Maple Leaf as it crosses over the Erie canal and heads out of Buffalo in a brief snow squall.