Two Zebra scheme SD40-2W’s bring the rear of A446 as they can be heard from miles away fighting up the grade at Byron Hill on a cold morning.
Two Bessemer & Lake Erie SD40T-3’s bring up the rear of A446 as they shove up Byron Hill past County Highway F in Byron.
CN A446 heads south past the Des Plaines switch with the IC 2457 in charge of the train.
IC 2457 leads a rather late A446 into Schiller Park Yard to set out and pick up some cars. It is rather interesting to see this C40-8W continuing to earn its keep in 2021.
KCS Tier 4 5023 leads CN A446 south up a snowy Byron hill.
IC and B&LE EMDs shove CN A446 up Byron hill.
IC SD40-3 6250 and BLE SD40T-3 shove hard on southbound A446 as they pass by the local grain elevator in Byron.
Passing MP 150, IC 6250 and BLE 901 are giving it all they got to help a lengthy A446 up the hill in Byron.
IC 6250 and BLE 901, both wearing their classic paint schemes, give southbound A446 a hand up Byron Hill.
CN A446 struggles up Byron hill with brand new ES44AC #3910 leading. The helper set was on the rear giving the train extra help up the grade.
CN/IC Blue Devil 2466 leads CN A446 south over the diamonds at Nerska.
EMDX Tier 4 demo 1606 leads CN A446 south through Rosemont.
A pair of leased GEs lead CN A446 south through the snow at Wheeling.
A pair of blue leased GE engines bring CN A446 south through Wheeling, IL.
NS SD60M 6803 leads CN A446 south through Prospect Heights.