IC&E SD40-2 6457 hold in Rockdale with Q556.
A late running Q556 holds the main at Rockdale as it waits for a recrew, before continuing east onto Metra rails in Joliet. It's a rare sight this morning as an IC&E SD40-2 leads the way.
IC&E SD40-2 6457 and CSX C40-8 7521 lead easbound train Q556 past two famous icons, Joliet Union Station and UD Tower.
The old Rock Island in Joliet is the last place one would expect to shoot an IC&E, but that's exactly what we have here on this sunny afternoon, as SD40-2 6457 leads the Q556 out of town.
A trio of SD40's get the nod on a sunny fall day through the changing colors of Duplainville.
A nice trio of EMDs bring a junker freight under the old C&NW, now the UP Milwaukee Subdivision.
The 476 train has a set out here at the Ethanol Plant.
Got the Moon but not as planned as they stopped and worked picking up a car and the moon got much higher then I wanted, Oh well.
A trio of smoking EMD's lead 589 out of Bensenville, passing through Wood Dale. In the process, they create their very own blizzard.
The days of rocking along at 10mph on the old CNW are long gone. Today, the DME freights, now owned by the Canadian Pacific, fly through here at 40 on new welded rail. Even though they haven't ac... (more)
One can only wish that the approaching train is led by a Milwaukee Road engine in 2009 on this ex-Milwaukee Road line. ICE 6457 leads DM&E train 170 south towards Marquette, IA.
DME train 170 heads east into the morning sun and is about to pass over the M.P. 134.2 defect detector.
ICE 6457 and another DM&E/IC&E unit sandwich CP 5813 in the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern yard in Waseca.
ICE 6457 prepares to drop some cars at Davis Junction
FMCKC arrives at Davenport, Iowa. After a crew change at Nahant, the train will continue towards Kansas City.