KCS 4023, one of three remaining grey ghost ACe's, glides on the downhill portion of Otis Hill as it moves out of the foggy country and into the big lights of Chicago.
Southern Belles are cool, no doubt. But, growing up with the KCS' grey scheme, I became a fan. Grey SD70ACe 4023 is in charge of westbound train 35E, a manifest from Elkhart, IN to UP's Proviso Ya... (more)
NS 8965 leads 35E west through Pine Junction.
UP SD70M 4624 leads 35E west through Ogden Dunes.
NS 8961 leads 35E west through Pine Junction.
NS SD70 2516 leads 35E west through LaGrange. Normally, 35E goes through the city, but this day it was routed via the IHB for whatever reason.
A single dash-9 leads our first westbound train since we left Elkhart that morning. The train is seen crawling up to the signals guarding Porter Junction, waiting for communication from the dispat... (more)
4 UP motors head up westbound 35E past some decent fall foliage near Otis on the NS Chicago Line.
NS 35E knocks down the signal at 499, headed west to CP502, where the crew would tie her down.
Its near sunset, and a UP SD70ACe leads a NS C40-9W on a manifest train bound for Union Pacific's Proviso Yard
As a fellow railfan gets his shot, a quartet of UP EMD's leads a manifest train bound for Proviso Yard west through Chesterton
A standard cab GE C40-8 leads a westbound NS freight through South Bend near Twyckenham Drive.