Train MCCNA has just gone over the Leaf River hotbox detector and is about a quarter mile east of the east switch at Adeline.
Late-running westbound using CP trackage rights passes CP's Bensenville Yard. It wasn't much longer before ICE was folded into CPRS.
My last Westbound ICE
ICE's daily Belt Railway Chicago - Nahant, IA manifest is being led by three matching SD40-2's in blue and yellow.
A pair of lovely blue and yellow SD40-2's take this 2800 ft manifest west toward the old D&I. With IC&E's existance coming to an end (27 days today), this image means a lot more now then ever.
A matched set of SD40-2's thunder up grade out of Adeline with the Byron, IL nuke cooling towers steaming in the background.
Daily IC&E manifest has pulled from Clearing Yard for their westbound run across IL, but is running compass east around Midway Airport to get to the BRC mainline towards Metra/CP.
A southbound manifest swings off the south leg of the wye at Sabula Junction, headed for Nahant Yard at Davenport.
Clearing Yard-oriented train has come down the Mississippi River & is along UP's ex-C&NW mainline with the Gateway Bridge to IL in the background.
Just over a mile out of its origanting yard, CCNA waits for a clear signal to continue the trek west, geographically east. The train would end up meeting a late MHUCC farther down the Belt, runnin... (more)