The wispy snow on the ground here west of Yorkville, Illinois is just another reminder of the continuous wind, snowfall, and bitter cold temperatures that have plagued the midwest over the last fe... (more)
Illinois Railway's 105 job blasts through some drifts as they skirt the cornfields near the tiny country town of Serena, IL.
Working back towards Ottawa, Illinois, the Illinois Railnet Eola turn sails across the Fox River just outside of Sheridan. Thanks to Don Kalkman for the lighting assistance.
The Rail Net slowly heads west through Montgomery, with its trio of fun, EMD power.
In gorgeous evening sunshine, the Rail Net passes through Yorkville, passing the station sign and BN caboose in town.
The Rail Net turn is on the approach to home rails, in Montgomery, as it is enroute back to Ottawa.
Hudson Bay Railway 5009 arrives at Wedron with the Job 107. The crew would have some work to do, before parking the train just outside of the sand plant, for another crew to advance to Ottawa.
The Illinois Railway heads west past the huge grain elevator at Serena SD50 / SD45T-2 / SD50 combo.
The Illinois Railway heads west across the Fox River with a SD50 / SD45T-2 / SD50 combo.
The Illinois Railway heads west through downtown Aurora with a SD50 / SD45T-2 / SD50 combo.
Hudson Bay Railway 5009 leads its train from BNSF's Eola Yard to Ottawa Illinois.
HBR 5009, LTEX 9259 and HBR 5008 emerge from the forest and cross the Fox River.
With that Prime 920 blaring for the crossings in Yorkville, the IR's Job 107 continues its westbound journey.