IC&E 6427 shoves back into the Bensenville Yard.
You never know what you'll get on the Belt. In addition to this gem, I saw all the American class ones, Indiana Railroad, Soo Line and Montana Rail Link within the span of a week.
Back in the MILW days the line Main to Omaha left this line right here to the West.
Making its way South thru Bellevue on a slow Sunday morning.
Shot after sunset this train full of empties and with only 2 running is still dragging slowly up the hills.
Passing a picked field that you can't shoot with 7 feet of corn blocking the view
Super elevation in this Sharp curve has to be 3"+
The Huron, SD to Rapid City, SD arrives at Rapid City. Much of the train will continue on to the Bentonite Mine in Wyoming.
An ICE ethanol progresses through Bensenville after stopping on the main for a Metra. Needless to say, this was catch of the day, after seeing the Red Barn.
Mason City, IA - Sabula, IA Manifest Train is heading south towards Dubuque, IA where 26 cars will be set out.
Loaded unit grain train from Mason City - Kansas City eases through Bellevue. All the covered hoppers on this train are new KCS.
A loaded feeder train from Hutchins and Wesley snakes east through Britt with 75 brand new KCS hoppers. For more photos of this train see Craig Williams photos.
IC&E's MNACC (6427) and IC&E's MCCNA (6415) perform a rolling meet in the siding at Bettendorf.
The old 918 job heads north out of the Nahant yard limits with Oscar Meyer as a backdrop.