Running 1x1; an extra Des Moines, IA to Englewood Yard freight comes off the Navasota Sub onto the Palestine Sub for the remainder on the trip into Houston.
Union Pacific has been running a few more trains on the Joint Line these days, and while I'm not the biggest UP fan out there, I do like seeing a nice flag unit every now and then. Here northboun... (more)
Work was well underway as this coal drag was one of the last trains to parade under the blades at Brighton Park.
UP 5976 leads coal from Colorado across the diamonds and past a small crowd at the Rochelle Rail Park on a sunny Friday morning. By lunchtime, the Rail Park parking lot would be nearly full.
With Global III visible on the right, coal from the ex-D&RGW Craig Branch approaches Chicago. This train's consist includes an interesting collection of older D&RGW, C&NW, MP, and other "fallen fl... (more)
This train is approching the new Global 3 intermodel site.