A 5-pack of locomotives are silhouetted against once another Illinois sunset. Train MASCH is seen near Villa Grove, where it'll take the siding and perform yard work.
A haze sets across the Illinois horizon as northbound MASCH sets its dynamics and prepares for a crew change in Villa Grove. Leading the way is SD60M 2337, an SD70M, and GP40-2 1427.
The gargantuan grain elevator in Grant Park towers over an accelerating manifest on a clear summer evening. Second in consist is one of UP's C40-8's on lease to NS.
UP 1988 and Olympic 2002 team up on a Chicago-bound freight. Miss Katy still sparkles from her display in KC the previous weekend.
Seven units take MASCH north on The A&S.
The engineer's desktop control on the SD70M leading MASCH 03.