BNSF 4903, along with the help of two sister Dash 9's and an ES44DC, pours it on, as the train clears Clyde Yard.
It's getting late in the day as Z CHCPTL highballs west through Naperville.
BNSF 5432, along with three sister Dash 9's, leads the Z CHCPTL out of Clyde Yard, bound for Portland, OR.
Passing the Rochelle Railroad Park, a pair of BNSF GEVO's (the second being a brand new 6300 series GEVO) lead this piggyback train west.
BNSF 5295 leads the Z CHCPTL west through Riverside, shortly after departing Clyde Yard.
Z CHCPTL heads west through Rochelle with a pair of BNSF Dash 9's, led by 4649.
Another BNSF Z train flies along the line to St Paul at 60mph on a beautiful summer afternoon.
BNSF 4124, BNSF 5233 and Santa Fe Warbonnet C40-8W 829 pass under the CB&Q signal bridge westbound with a Z train.
Another BNSF Z train heads west out of Cicero.
One of BNSF's new logo GEVo's leads another stack train out of Cicero.
Another westbound stack train leaves Chicago with ominous clouds in the background.
Finally some variety on a Z train, a furball SD40-2 leads a BNSF SD40-2, a GP60M, and a GP60. Sounded quite nice at 40 Mph.
Z Chicago - Portland pulls out of Cicero with the normal line-up of 3 Dash 9's, today it includes some contrasting paint schemes.
BNSF 4622 hauls an intermodel through Western Springs at speed.
Two Pumpkins, a Dash 8 Warbonnet, and NS Dash 9 bring an intermodal past the old water tower in Western Springs.