A BNSF executive mac and warbonnet head south on another loaded oil train bound for Mitchell, IL. This train originated in Eland, ND.
As a welding crew takes a break, CSXT 6958 in charge of the J729 local proceeds east with a road slug and 8 cars in tow.
While looking for CSXT 5001 leading CSXT Q11926, I stumbled across this neat consist on a detoured crude oil train to St. Louis. Power is CP 9683, CSXT 965, BNSF 4005, and BNSF 5131.
Arriving later than usual, NS 33Q waste no time heading south after meeting 20T at CP Ruger just north of town.
After the rush of morning trains cleared up, there was a slight pause but not a long one as the empty Ameren coal train from Newton, IL makes his way back east towards the powder river basin for a... (more)
With a crew on board, KCS 3938 leading the KCS IVNKC waits for a block from Q Tower operator to make it's way north to cross over the river and head to Kansas City. KCS 3938 is sporting some real ... (more)
After a weak summer storm cleared the area, NS 1008 on a loaded crude oil train from the Bakken oil fields waste no time on it's way to Mitchell, IL. After the storm, the sun came back out and rea... (more)
Making a rare appearance in daylight, NS 267 flies through the south side of Mt. Olive, IL with a pair of Norfolk Southern units as it continues to Mitchell, IL where it will perform some work bef... (more)
On a mild afternoon, or at least what seemed like one, the NS Erie heritage unit caught a southbound manifest (NS 301) from Decatur, IL to Granite City, IL. This is the first heritage unit in a lo... (more)
As one of many trains to cross the diamonds, this train sported some nice Canadian Pacific power on a train of loaded Potash heading for Louisville, KY. To the left of this picture is the restored... (more)