Some color cutting thru the woods on a drab Thanksgiving eve.
On St. Patrick's Day the calendar still said winter and Mother Nature made sure to remind us of that fact. A pair of GP50s hustle the westbound Brainerd Local with 14 cars across Huson Trestle on ... (more)
Blue and yellow is back in the lead as a Santa Fe GP50 leads the South Local through Merrifield.
Snow banks make for a tighter than usual squeeze for cars as BNSF's Brainerd Local eases down 1st Avenue NE in its namesake on the way back from the Wausau Paper mill. This track is endangered as ... (more)
BNSF's Brainerd Local arrives in its namesake from Superior and in the process passes by some of the buildings that made up the massive NP shop complex here. The newer building on the left is stil... (more)
BNSF's Brainerd Local eases down 1st Avenue NE in its namesake on the way back from the Wausau Paper mill. This track is endangered as the mill is scheduled to close this spring.
today's Old Town Transfer is tied down off Hill Avenue, either waiting for a fresh crew or they are out to lunch.
7/7/07 proved to be really lucky as a GP50, #3183, still proudly wearing its yellow and blue Bluebonnet paint, leads the westbound CHI 102 local through Joliet, bound for Galesburg.
BNSF's Western Ave. yard power lays over at the west end of the yard during this Spring like Sunday afternoon.
Oh how the times change........40 years ago you would've seen ATSF going east/west across Ash St as it once was a crossing between the north/south B&OCT and PRR and the east/west IC and ATSF.
The engineer plays with the throttle as the train slowly glides off the BNSF main and onto the NS.
BNSF 3183 comes to a stop awaiting clearance across the CN/BNSF tracks at Ash St. Interlocking.
A BNSF GP50/SD9/B23-7 power set get under way again passing the last semiphores in the Chicagoland area at Brighton Park.
LAW continues the trek down the NS Industrial tracks toward Ashland Ave. yard with a stellar BNSF consist pulling hard across the famed steel bridges of Ash. St. Interlocking.