On the first chilly morning of the season in Chicagoland, UP’s Western Pacific heritage locomotive rumbles east with stacks for UP’s Global IV yard in Joliet. This iconic spot may not have too... (more)
After working UP’s Global II in Proviso, UP 6706, the last active C&NW patch locomotive, drags stacks east for NS’s Ashland Ave. yard. Seen here, in River Forest.
After going missing in action for nearly two years, for PTC and other miscellaneous upgrades, the sole Chicago & NorthWestern painted locomotive left on a class one railroad, heads point on an int... (more)
With the bridge collapse in Reed Point weeks prior, MRL introduced new wayfreights to preform similar acts to LM & ML. One of these additions, was HELBOZ. Thus, here deep in Lombard Canyon, moment... (more)
Evening light blankets western Montana, as the famed Gas Local cruises west out of Plains with the dynamic duo up front.
Around lunchtime on a beautiful day in south Chicago, grain loads from Iowa crawl south by the 43rd Street pedestrian bridge with worn EMD product up front.
UPs Bloomington to Alton & Southern manifest, a train normally utilizing UPs finest road power, features some Alton & Southern painted locomotives this evening… seen here rumbling out of McLean ... (more)
High above the small farm town of McLean, UPs Bloomington to Alton & Southern manifest crawls south after meeting Amtrak. Todays train features the two sole ALS painted locomotives.
High above downtown Aurora, one of the few active ATSF paint B40-8Ws crawls through town with a long manifest train for BNs Eola yard.
On a sunny warm afternoon, the 452 job rumbles west by the Congress Park Metra Station with a very faded ATSF paint B40-8W up front. This job, normally utilizing road power on its bi-weekly trips ... (more)
Built in 1915, the quarter mile long elevated viaduct above the streets of downtown Aurora serves its purpose on a beautiful August morning, as a pair of 70macs cruise by with coal empties for Bla... (more)
The Sears Tower looms tall, as Metra’s Chicago Burlington & Quincy commemorative locomotive crawls out of historic Union Station in downtown Chicago in some nice afternoon light.
On a warm sunny evening, BNSFs Office Car Special rockets along the Mississippi River with a long train for Dilworth. There, BNSF personnel would board for Havre, MT.
With a massive train for Belle Fourche, three of RCPEs finest SD40s coast downhill and out of the scenic Black Hills.
With 35mins left of sunlight, IC 6251 takes a quartet of SD40 products out of Burnett with limestone loads.