Known around the world, and arguably the best street running operation in the country, Chicago South Shore & South Bends’ iconic 11th street passageway, shuts down Sunday Feb. 27th, 2022, as pla... (more)
Something not seen in the modern railroading era, that being a physical train order rolling handoff, occurred on the evening of April 11th. CNs former EJ&E “JB” Tower in West Chicago, IL, is o... (more)
This train brought railfans and photographers from all over the country, to converge on CSX Train Q165. This Q165 had 2 CM&Q SD40-2F “Barns”, leading 2 broken CP engines... one being the Air F... (more)
Seen from atop a rocky hill, the MRL gas train curves into the tiny town of Weeksville, prepping to meet a train at Paradise a few miles out.
Seen just north of the Shermer control point on UPs Milwaukee Sub, NS 8101 & NS 8114 take a massive consist of power, and a unit sand train, down towards proviso right in the middle of some thick ... (more)
As the clouds start to break away a bit, a BN SD40, with an H4 SD40-2B & H1 SD40, shuttle to the other side of Galesburg Yard, Passing a Warbonnet B40-8W, a Smurf GP38, and a BN SD60M.
Exiting Bozeman Tunnel at the crest of its namesake pass, a BNSF rebuild 70mac screams over the hill releasing an incredible amount of smoke. At the rear of the train, a similar smoke effect would... (more)
An EJ&E SD38, still in its bright orange paint, cruises south through downtown Lemont with CNs L535 in tow.
With a healthy cut of traffic for Bozeman, train LB, dubbed the “Bozeman Bullet”, wines along the Yellowstone River with two of MRLs SD40s up front. With the impending BNSF takeover, many wond... (more)
An icon to Montana, and hard to find around the country, one of the last straight SD45s rumbles up the MRL Montana City Branch with a few cars of concrete for Helena. Paired up with the 355 is the... (more)
Metra’s new Chicago Burlington & Quincy commemorative locomotive is seen here pulling into Naperville for a station stop on a freezing winter night.
40 Years Young...
We take a trip back to the 1980s, as a trio of former BN EMDs cruise around the Lemont Curve with 105 in tow.
Truly a sight to see in 2020.
On a warm Spring afternoon, UP #7443, a GEVO repainted with Letters instead of Flags, Crawls to a stop right outside of the Metra Station.
Bozeman pass, known across the country as one of the more iconic mountain passes that trains traverse, sees a local once a week with some of the last GP35 locomotives left in operation. On this su... (more)
The day has come for the Big Boy to head west for Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Here it is ducking under Ex-C&NW Searchlights.