Obama the....After the 693 coupled on to the "Brick-Gal," it had to pull ahead past the signal with the Dispatcher's permission to be able to access the rear of the train and complete its b... (more)
The "Brick-Gal" is finally on the move, sort of. It's actually pulling up about 30 cars so the conductor can walk the train and finish the brake test. An inbound commuter train heads for ... (more)
"...and that'll do." A "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 hooks up to the BRCGAL. A crew van waits for the crew from the 693 to complete their work and give them a ride back to Eola. The BRCGAL ... (more)
The BRCGAL hightails Past East Naperville before crossing over to main two at West Naperville.
What a wonderful end to a great weekend, of railfanning with a shot of the BRCGAL train at Eola ready to set out the two F40's SLRG along for the ride. Two former Conrail units, and a great cons... (more)
A faded Dash 9 leads a BRCGAL manifest into Galesburg Yard as an eastbound departs.