Running a bit late, UP 844 chugs down the Mason City Sub (Spine Line) just west of Shipley. Hearing her whistle sent chills down my spine!
IC&E 4205, City of Ottumwa & IC&E 4200, City of Kansas City heads east towards Hampshire having just past the Detector at MP 53.1
CN 5541 heads east on the BNSF Aurora Sub past the BNSF 2199 & 1504 which spend their days working the locals and yard duty.
UP 949 leads the executive business train from St Louis, MO across the Kankakee River Bridge in Wilmington, IL enroute to Global I in Chicago, IL
UP 9692 & UP 9797 head north just past the North Nevada (CPU109) Control Point leaving CTC territory on the way to Mason City.
UP 1995, unpatched C&NW 8701 & 8646 head east through the coaling tower in Dekalb. UP1995 is a week in service today as the C&NW Heritage Unit!
IC&E 6412 and DME 6075 (former CP unit) head west about to take the intermediate signal at MP 54.8
UP 7141 heads east through the old coaling tower at Nelson, IL with a loaded coal train
IANR 3802 along with IANR 3810 & 3806 rest for the weekend at the Waterloo, IA diesel facility.
Railnet 7 switches cars out of the BNSF Oregon, IL yard