A Global II to Oakland bound intermodal crosses the Benicia Bridge around 2130 hours. 30 second exposure.
With Sunset ending CSX Runs One Finial Train Across The CSX and CN Diamond in Effingham Illinois. This, A Day That Saw 9 CSX Trains and 8 CN Trains Pound This Diamond From Sunrise to Sunset.
The ZNPOA heads dowgrade as they pass through emigrant gap approaching switch 9. The train is making good time with a clear shot for roseville where it will re crew.
The znpoa passes through alta on its way to oakland. A light dusting of snow from the night before has providing a nice scene on this beautiful January morning.
Doing a track speed of 60 mph, 5259 blows through the small town of Maple Park, IL on it's way to Rochelle's Global 3 yard.
UP 5259 West departs Centennial Yard past two long lines of dead power.
As the sun begins to set, UP 5259 leads its train eastbound along San Pablo Bay.