D31 books it back east for Springfield as the sun sets at New Berlin.
D31 arrives at Naples with a short string of empty pig iron gons. It appears that a long string of loaded pig iron gons are ready to head east.
D31 is looking good at Island Grove with ex-Southern SD40-2 3316 on the point.
Local D31 sits at the west end of Shops waiting for MOW to clear up and #398 to head east so that they can double their train together and head west to Bluffs and Naples.
SD40-2 3316 is silhouetted against a magnificent sunset as D31 speeds back east toward Springfield.
NS D31 departs Shops Yard, with newly rebuilt GP40-2 3101 running long hood forward.
NS D31 blasts out of Springfield after waiting for Amtrak #301.
After swapping power at Bluffs, D31 splits the hold out signals at Naples. The crew will set out their train of Canadian potash loads at the mammoth Consolidated Grain & Barge river terminal, pic... (more)
NS D31 starts its descent into the Illinois River Valley as it exits the passing siding at Chapin after meeting #398.
NS D31 glides across the Illinois prairie west of Curran as the train returns to Springfield "engines light".
Local D31 paces traffic on old US Route 36 east of Orleans at sunset.