UP 8241 leads a westbound coal empty through Mount Vernon on an unseasonably warm January afternoon.
Westbound coal ducking under the BNSF at Acker Road.
Eastbound tanker train with a UP AC at the point passes the yard at Williamson, WV heading towards Bluefield and points east.
A hint of steam rises from the Chippewa River as a trio of SD9043MACs lead the Proviso to South Saint Paul train west just before sunrise.
A westbound manifest passes the empty Metra depot at Geneva.
UP 8241 emerges from the fog
UP 8241 is the DPU on an empty CN coal train that has Amtrak's train #20 with P42's 137 and 129 blocked at the interlocker in Hattiesburg, MS.