The CNW trio, this time with CNW 8646 in the lead, heads east with MCBPR. As much as I like the heritage engine, which usually seems to be the leader, it is nice to see an original unpatched CNW l... (more)
CNW Trio heads east through Meredith, 20 miles from its destination at Proviso Yard.
Nice of them to have the BN power up front and park the train next to another BN unit.
Return of the Trio - the eastbound CNWs have entered Chicagoland, this time with a UP 1995 sandwich.
UP 1995 displays the CNW colors beautifully in the late afternoon light nearing Rochelle.
UP 1995 slips past Global 3 as seen from the front yard of an abandoned farm.
The CNW trio (UP 1995, the CNW heritage engine, and the CNW Dash 9 duo), highballs through Cortland with MCBPR.
CNW and MP Heritage Units split the CNW signals at Cortland.
UP 1995 leads the Proviso manifest eastbound over the Mississippi River bridge.
UP SD70ACe 1995, the CNW heritage engine, leads MCBPR under the signal bridge at Elmhurst.
UP 1995, unpatched C&NW 8701 & 8646 head east through the coaling tower in Dekalb. UP1995 is a week in service today as the C&NW Heritage Unit!
UP's Olympic units brace the United Way SD40-2 with a Helm Leaser at the rear.
A trio of former CNW SD40-2's leads todays Council Bluff's bound manifest. A lash-up like this could never get old.