On a sunny afternoon in Waterman, the 476 job races west for Rochelle to switch out the Burlington Junction Rwy.
Around midday, with the sun shining bright, BNSFs 476 job crawls across the Rock River into Oregon to switch sand cars for Illinois Railway. Speaking of Illinois Railway, IR 3500, seen 3rd out, ta... (more)
After holding for the Portland doublestack, the 476 job screams towards Rochelle, seen here outside Shabbona, with a Burlington Northern paint SD40 up front.
Riding on home rails for the first time in a long time, former BN SD40, now BNSF 1706, screams west through the small town of Hinckley with a long cut of cars for Oregon & Rochelle.
Three EMDs, all sporting different paint schemes, race through the cornfields of rural Illinois along BNSFs Southern Transcon.
Always nice to see BN green shining in the evening light.
A former BN SD40-2 leads Local 105 West out of Ancona .
Its a hot day along the smelly and nasty Des Plains River as we see the BNSF Chicago to Galesburg local depart Joliet Yard.
On a hot summer afternoon, an American Flag waves in the wind in the background as L-CHI105 throttles in notch 8 beginning the journey to Galesburg from GM Yard in Hodgkins, seen here wasting abso... (more)
After working Joliet Yard for about 45 minutes, L-CHI105 smokes it up out of Joliet screaming in notch 8 this evening with a cascade BN green SD40-2, #1706 leading the way towards Galesburg.
L CHI105 highballs west through the small town of Ransom, passing the large grain elevator complex on a beautiful, summer evening. Leading the charge is a Cascade green SD40-2, #1706.
BNSF 1706, still wearing its Burlington Northern paint leads L-CHI105 westbound over the Des Planes River bridge on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision in Lemont, Illinois.
Former BN SD40-2 1706 leads Local 105 west through Burr Ridge.
A BN SD40 takes the 452 local west through Lisle on the former BN Racetrack, within the last minutes of sunlight.
A former BN SD40-2 leads R-CHI457 west through Brookfield.
Looking right at home on the race track. An ex Burlington Northern SD40-2 leads a local through the west suburbs of Chicago on its way back to Eola Yard in Aurora.