On Christmas Eve, a Santa Fe GP50 and SD45 are seen with their transfer train on the last couple miles to the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
The view from Amtrak's Lincoln station platform is of BNSF train LINLIN with an unusual consist. Tucked in behind the 2 GP50's and GE is Amtrak 132 which stubbed it's toe in Omaha a few nights bac... (more)
A four-pack of MoPac GP50s pound the diamonds at Dolton as they head south to the former C&EI Yard Center for servicing. Tom Golden photo.
Alabama Southern train 131 begins to climb uphill at 5MPH to rejoin with the old L&N track alignment that would send them back to Brookwood. The track to the right continues down to Nucor Steel in... (more)
A pair of CNW GP50s leads a westbound mixed freight on the IHB through Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
Under an absolutely gorgeous Sunday morning blue sky, I&O GP50 No. 5012 has a single car in tow as the Mason Job as it rolls into the Cincinnati suburb of Reading.
A trio of 4-axle EMDs struggle west under the Big Lake signal gantry enroute to Grand Forks. PTC trouble made for a long trip for this crew.
Right where it belongs on home rails, 1981-built GP50 #3167 leads the four day a week L CHI105 through Mazon. Still wearing classic Santa Fe blue and yellow, the 3167 has memories of hustling hots... (more)
The 227 job heads above the 710 Freeway as lighter than typical traffic pass alongside it.
With almost all of America in chaos, one finds peace with a Historic Relic, in BNSF 3167, a Bluebonnet GP50, leading a train over the Des Plaines River on a warm, near 100F degree, afternoon.
The 204 job arrives at the Los Angeles Junction as they approach the A Yard.
The 204 job arrives at the A Yard with a couple ex-BN GP50s for power as they shove towards a third GP50.
The LAJ 227 heads across the San Pedro Sub at grade in Vernon with an ex-ATSF GP50.
The 204 job arrives back onto the Harbor Sub at Vernon as they near their end point at Malabar.
The 204 job shoves onto the Los Angeles Junction Railway to swap cars before returning back to Malabar Yard.