You can still count on yard jobs & locals for classic models. This former SD45-2 carbody lives on, reclassed as SD40-2R.
The 403 local crew has died in the siding at Warner, tied it down, and is cabbing home to Galesburg while the train waits for a shuttle crew.
A former SD45-2 leads L-CHI102 West on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision towards Galesburg, IL.
With numerous SD45-2's in storage lines across the system, catching one out on the road was a treat, even if it is likely a rebuild. SOO 6052 tags along to add a little color to the consist. SOO... (more)