UP667 has the honors today of loading the barge for the Alaska Railroad on Harbor Island in Seattle with the Space Needle standing guard over the city.
With an on time departure, AMTK145 (P42DC) in its' new phase III heritage paint pulls the Texas Eagle out of Chicago Union Station
UP7348 (ES44AC) pulls its' train of autoracks past the last remaining pair of BOCT era CPL's in Chicago at 51st Street. The replacements for this signal are behind me and you can see the Southbou... (more)
UP8006 (SD9043MAC) pulls its manifest train over the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal as it approaches the CN and Ash St Crossing. This set of four bridges once had four sets of double track, 8 tr... (more)
BNSF4997 heads for Chicago Belt Railway's Clearing yard as it approaches Narragansett Ave and weaves around Midway Airport with a dome car in tow. It was lettered "GCRX 7033" with an ARR decal on... (more)
UPY717 (GP15) slaps the diamonds at 21st Street as it pulls its train of bare tables across the Lumber Street bridge from Global 1 to Canal St. Yard.
BNSF7690 passes under the old ATSF signal bridge at Toluca, IL as it switches from one main to two.
ILSX900 SW8 working for the Chicago Terminal Railroad pushes the empty gondolas across the swing bridge and toward Finkle Steel.
The fresh pair of UP9908 and UP9901, two new SD59MX units, pull their transfer up to the Western limits of the Belt's Clearing Yard at Harlem Avenue.
10 units will occupy number series 9900-990... (more)
BNSF6064 and its manifest train heads West under the CB&Q signal bridge at Sandy Bluff Road just East of Sandwich.
With the Durand depot in the back ground HESR5175 (C30-7) throttles up and starts its' journey back to Bay City, Michigan.
Bound for the once monthly job at Kramer, CIRY1206 (SW1200) pulls its' single covered hopper East past the Cozzi and Battaglia leads.
UPY547 (GP15-1) starts its' days work pulling a short string of box cars towards the small yard adjacent to the Chicago Tribune.
ILSX900 SW8 working for the Chicago Terminal Railroad, finished with its' work, puffs out a little smoke at it throttles up and pulls the full gondolas back toward the swing bridge.
CIRY1209 (SW9) runs light along 22nd Street headed back towards the railroads' compound. This was taken during the short window where the railroad used this locomotive while the 1206 was down and... (more)