Cicero Yard in Chicago was sure being friendly to railfans last night when they assigned a matched set of warbonnets on this Z train heading for Montana.
A lucky find on this Christmas eve eve was the daily Z train from Chicago to Montana hustling west on the jointed rail of the Appleton Sub.
The daily Z train from Cicero Yard in Chicago is close on the tail of the local as it heads west out of Spiritwood.
Behind this General Electric leader, priority intermodal from Cicero Yard in Chicago cruises west through the prairie.
The daily priority intermodal train for Laurel, MT is back on the Appleton Sub, complete with 48 axles and 8,800 hp.
One of the usual suspects and a KCS EMD roll through Verndale to the delight of the railfans assembled, both young and old.
A short Chicago-Laurel Z train blasts off from Dilworth Yard and is about to rattle across the diamond at Moorhead Jct.
A short westbound Z train at one of the more popular photography locations along the Staples Subdivision.
A short priority intermodal train from Cicero Yard in Chicago dusts off the overnight snow.
Westbound "Z" train
Priority intermodal from Cicero Yard to Laurel, MT creeps along at 25 mph over old jointed rail on the ex Milwaukee Road.
This very short intemodal roars by in just seconds and rattles over the diamond at Moorhead Junction
High priority intermodal from Cicero Yard to Laurel, MT is on the move with 11 TOFCs and a new GEVO in the lead.
The Z train from Chicago to Laurel, still referred to with its BN symbol of "train 19" in these parts, is about to throw a wrench into operations on the Forsyth Subdivision (in the foreground) as ... (more)
An ex Santa Fe unit is leading tonight's priority intermodal train from Cicero Yard in Chicago, IL to Laurel, MT.