NS 881 crosses the CSX ex B&O mainline at Calumet Tower. The tower has long since been demolished. The empty coal train will take the NS Kankakee Line to Streator, IL and join home rails west.
NS 881 rounds the curve at Michigan Ave. Yard in East Chicago. The empty coal train will take the NS Kankakee Line to Streator, IL and join home rails west.
An unusual pair for up here, both BNSF and UP SD70ACE's made an appearance this morning on a small eastbound rack train
BNSF SD70ACe leads CSX oil loads westbound on the Trenton Line.
A BNSF SD70ACe, SD70MAC, and ES44AC sit in Calumet City with CSX K253 bound for Avard Oklahoma
A sludge train holds at Paxton Avenue, awaiting clearance through Dolton. In the lead is a BNSF SD70ACe, followed by an SD70MAC and a Dash 9.
Throttling up as they cleared by, D80109 shoves N90307 up towards West Olive after clearing a 10mph restriction around Anthrax Curve.
The radiance of the morning sun lights up an eastbound coal load as it ducks under one of the remaining CB&Q bridges at MP 75.3 on the Mendota Subdivision. As unfortunate as it is, these signals ... (more)
The second of four northbounds winds its way out of Palmer Lake on a perfect Sunday morning. We can only hope that all the badly faded orange MACs meet the same fate as BNSF 9846, the Swoosh'd ou... (more)
A mixed BNSF freight led by a new looking SD70ACe overtakes a CP train that has pulled up to the RIPS track. The crew on the CP train was receiving assistance because they were unable to get the ... (more)
Bought in 2007 with 18 miles on it... Impala: Railfan Edition. I've managed to put thousands of miles on it chasing trains across Minnesota, Manitoba, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Io... (more)
A sad reminder to Look! Listen! Live! The BNSF 9142 gets some emergency repairs after it struck a SUV a few hours earlier. The accident killed all the vehicle's occupants instant... (more)
Coal loads that were blocking this coal empty moved out just in time to take in the sweet evening light. The vehicle that appears to be going right into the train is actually crossing on highway ... (more)