UP's BRAND NEW C&NW Heritage SD70ACe sits in the sun at Proviso minutes after being untarped.
An Illinois Central SD40-2 leads a pair of Wisconsin Central locos, a GP38-2 and GP40 respectively, as it awaits a fresh crew before heading north.
UP's DDA40X, 6936, sits in CPT for one more night with Chicago's Sears Tower looming overhead. What a shiny locomotive it is!
What is said to be that last SD18 in existance, in excellent Chessie paint, seen here on a siding in Wellsboro. Story goes that it was to be shipped, but lack of funds caused it to be left and po... (more)
UP's Operation Lifesaver Special enjoys a beautiful night in Chicago before a trip down the MoPac in the morning.
Three engines mingle at the LaGrange plant, former GM 90 and 92, now EMD 90 and 92, and an old EMD switcher. The SD90's were being load tested.
The crew watches the tight clearances as they head for their destination, a small lumber company at the far south end of Goose Island.
This one-of-a-kind engine is the last thing I thought I'd ever find in Lafayette on the connection between the KB&S and NS.
Another one of UP's now well known set-up consists. This time, the Bush unit is with the Katy and MoPac units, with a random CP SD40-2 at the end. Theyre awaiting a re-crew on the IHB in Blue I... (more)
The cab of GM 72, one of the 70ACe testbeds.
The 1225, a 1941 Berkshire, trails the train back into Owosso among light snow and a brief spot of sunshine.
One of several Alaska GP49s sits outside the NRE shops.
Look what we found! Ex-CNW/RTA Cab and Coach cars, an ex-Art Train Nasa Space Art baggage car, and the "missing" ex-Indiana Railroad E-9A. These items all lived in Joliet for awhile then one day... (more)
A GE C30-7 leads this cut of cars from the IHB to the IAIS at Blue Island. Actually, the engine can not run, and simply had no power in front of it.
After being on the property almost a year, these two GP's are finally in a nice spot together. Considering the amount of snow, those plows seem to be a bit of overkill in Chicago!