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9/22/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Brian Nicodemus
Dates:1/1/2007 - 12/31/2007
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UP 4786
Title:  UP 4786
Description:  A westbound rack train slows to a stop due to traffic ahead on nice late afternoon day.
Photo Date:  1/1/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:19:48 AM
Location:  De Kalb, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 4786(SD70M)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
METX 137
Title:  METX 137
Description:  A Metra commuter races under the Harley Rd overpass bound for Elburn.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:38:05 AM
Location:  LaFox, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  METX 137(F40PH)
Views:  415   Comments: 1
UP 2999
Title:  UP 2999
Description:  After sitting at a red for a few minutes, the 5 pack of EMD's gets back underway as they roll under the coaling tower at DeKalb.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:52:30 AM
Location:  De Kalb, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 2999(SD40-2)
Views:  183   Comments: 2
UP 2999
Title:  UP 2999
Description:  5 EMD's charge west at LaFox with a long manifest in tow.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:34:02 AM
Location:  LaFox, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 2999(SD40-2)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
UP 3075
Title:  UP 3075
Description:  A pair of ex-CNW SD40-2's work a short intermodel train east past the Harley Rd overpass.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:42:32 AM
Location:  LaFox, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 3075(SD40-2)
Views:  162   Comments: 1
UP 5033
Title:  UP 5033
Description:  With a long lens one can see more clearly the dip in the rails just west of LaFox as an eastbound rack train makes it's way past.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:46:14 AM
Location:  LaFox, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5033(SD70M)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
UP 5718
Title:  UP 5718
Description:  The first catch of the day is eastbound coal loads at LaFox. Already the temperature is climbing fast on this sunny July morning.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 9:49:28 AM
Location:  LaFox, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5718(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
UP 6454
Title:  UP 6454
Description:  A pair of AC's move an empty coal train past the corn at Maple Park.
Photo Date:  7/5/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:17:30 AM
Location:  Maple Park, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 6454(AC44CW)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
Sunset along the Gevena Sub
Title:  Sunset along the Gevena Sub
Description:  The sun has set on another busy day of railroading along the ex-CNW main at Nelson, IL.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:20:27 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Views:  107   Comments: 0
UP westbound
Title:  UP westbound
Description:  A westbound is still a mile away approaching Nelson, IL just after sunset on the ex-CNW main.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:22:51 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Views:  123   Comments: 2
UP 1988
Title:  UP 1988
Description:  We get to the rural crossing just in time to catch the Heritage lashup of the 1988/1989/1996 work eastbound with a long manifest near Union Grove, IL.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:47:53 AM
Location:  Union Grove, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
UP 1988
Title:  UP 1988
Description:  Between traffic and track work, the heritage lashup was delayed and we caught up with it near Agnew.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:50:32 AM
Location:  Agnew, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
UP 4920
Title:  UP 4920
Description:  One of the many 70M's on the UP roster bring a manifest around the sharp curve at Dixon, IL.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:55:33 AM
Location:  Dixon, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 4920(SD70M)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
UP 5027
Title:  UP 5027
Description:  2 SD70's hustle an intermodel train eastbound between Nelson and Dixon, IL.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:58:01 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5027(SD70M)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
UP 5344
Title:  UP 5344
Description:  A new GEVO leads an intermodel train west under the coaling tower at Nelson. The engineer is bringing her to a stop as there is traffic ahead.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:01:15 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5344(AC45CCTE)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
UP 5344
Title:  UP 5344
Description:  After a brief pause at Nelson, this intermodel train is back underway westbound.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:04:23 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5344(AC45CCTE)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
UP 5770
Title:  UP 5770
Description:  More eastbound coal on the ex-CNW main works past the elevator at Flagg, IL.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:40:22 AM
Location:  Flagg, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5770(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  159   Comments: 1
UP 5954
Title:  UP 5954
Description:  More UP AC's lead empty coal west into the afternoon sun at Nelson on the ex-CNW main.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:07:38 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5954(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
UP 6355
Title:  UP 6355
Description:  A patched SP unit is the DPU on a eastbound coal train pushing toward Chicago in fading afternoon light.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:09:50 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 6355(AC44CW)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
UP 6661
Title:  UP 6661
Description:  Empty coal works back west toward the mines at Nelson, IL.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:15:20 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 6661(AC44CW)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
UP 7219
Title:  UP 7219
Description:  3 GE's are in charge of this eastbound loaded coal train as it approaches the highway overpass near Dixon, IL on a beautiful July morning.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:37:51 AM
Location:  Dixon, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 7219(AC44CW)
Views:  140   Comments: 1
UP 8603
Title:  UP 8603
Description:  A brand new 70ACe leads 4 other SD70's westbound under the coaling tower and into the glowing sun.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:17:43 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 8603(SD70ACe)
Views:  281   Comments: 2
UP 9041
Title:  UP 9041
Description:  A mixed manifest works east past the elevator at Flagg, IL approaching Global III.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 10:43:02 AM
Location:  Flagg, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 9041(C40-8)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
UP eastbound at Nelson
Title:  UP eastbound at Nelson
Description:  An eastbound streaks past and under the old CNW signal bridge at Nelson on the UP Geneva Sub.
Photo Date:  7/6/2007  Upload Date: 7/20/2007 11:25:27 AM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Views:  114   Comments: 1
AMTK 39
Title:  AMTK 39
Description:  In the last light of day, Amtrak train 383, the Illinois Zephyr, makes it's way west past the fields just outside of Buda, IL.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 3:29:35 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  AMTK 39(P42DC)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
AMTK 55
Title:  AMTK 55
Description:  Just west of Neponset, Amtrak's Southwest Chief is westbound at track speed on the BNSF Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 3:35:08 PM
Location:  Neponset, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  AMTK 55(P42DC)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
AMTK 56
Title:  AMTK 56
Description:  Amtrak train #5, the California Zephyr, cruises through the Illinois countryside on a very warm July afternoon along the Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 3:37:07 PM
Location:  Neponset, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  AMTK 56(P42DC)
Views:  198   Comments: 1
BNSF 4001
Title:  BNSF 4001
Description:  A mixed manifest works westbound under the signals near Neponset, IL.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 3:47:53 PM
Location:  Neponset, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4001(C44-9W)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
BNSF 4325
Title:  BNSF 4325
Description:  A mixed set of power leads a westbound manifest late on a Saturday afternoon.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 4:14:12 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4325(C44-9W)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
BNSF 512
Title:  BNSF 512
Description:  A faded Santa Fe leads an eastbound manifest past the corn fields of rural Illinois.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 3:40:38 PM
Location:  Neponset, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 512(B40-8W)
Views:  368   Comments: 1
BNSF 6110
Title:  BNSF 6110
Description:  Another GEVO, another empty coal train westbound on the Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:31:19 PM
Location:  Kewanee, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6110(ES44AC)
Views:  146   Comments: 1
BNSF 7780
Title:  BNSF 7780
Description:  A mix of 6 units leads a manifest toward Galesburg on the BNSF Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:37:33 PM
Location:  Kewanee, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7780(ES44DC)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
BNSF 8889
Title:  BNSF 8889
Description:  Eastbound coal loads work over a small bridge just west of Buda, IL.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:39:41 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8889(SD70MAC)
Views:  150   Comments: 1
BNSF 8889
Title:  BNSF 8889
Description:  In the late afternoon sun an eastbound loaded coal train works toward Chicago on the Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:41:34 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8889(SD70MAC)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
BNSF 9339
Title:  BNSF 9339
Description:  A new ACe leads this westbound empty coal train along US highway 34 between Neponset and Kewanee, IL.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:43:42 PM
Location:  Neponset, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9339(SD70ACe)
Views:  216   Comments: 1
BNSF 9815
Title:  BNSF 9815
Description:  A pair of MAC's lead westbound empties around the curve just west of Buda, IL on the Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:48:17 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9815(SD70MAC)
Views:  145   Comments: 2
CSX 8781
Title:  CSX 8781
Description:  CSX power leads a westbound manifest over a small bridge and on toward Galesburg on the BNSF Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:50:34 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  CSX 8781(SD60M)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
UP 3090
Title:  UP 3090
Description:  3 SD40's, including the United Way unit lead a manifest toward Proviso at Nelson, IL. The stack train is headed down the Peoria Sub toward the new connection at Edelstein with the BNSF Chilli Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:55:01 PM
Location:  Nelson, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 3090(SD40-2)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
UP 4737
Title:  UP 4737
Description:  A stack train begins it's journey down the Peoria Sub toward the new connection with BNSF at Edelstein.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:57:48 PM
Location:  Rock Falls, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 4737(SD70M)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
UP 8517
Title:  UP 8517
Description:  Stack trains on the Peoria Sub meet just south of Nelson, IL.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 7:01:14 PM
Location:  Rock Falls, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 8517(SD70ACe)
Views:  177   Comments: 3
UP 5713
Title:  UP 5713
Description:  Coal trains from UP and BNSF meet at Buda, IL on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 7:06:09 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5713(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
UP 5713
Title:  UP 5713
Description:  A few stalks of corn are scattered across the bean field west of Buda while another UP train rumbles north on the Peoria Sub.
Photo Date:  7/7/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 7:08:46 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  UP 5713(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
AMTK 183
Title:  AMTK 183
Description:  The westbound California Zephyr blasts it's wat through the quiet town of Buda, IL.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 3:32:46 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  AMTK 183(P42DC)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
BNSF 4044
Title:  BNSF 4044
Description:  Due to a derailment on the Chillicothe Sub on 7/7, a few intermodel trains are plying the rails of the Mendota Sub on this warm Sunday afternoon.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 4:02:08 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4044(C44-9W)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
BNSF 4150
Title:  BNSF 4150
Description:  An eastbound manifest rumbles through the quiet town of Buda, IL.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 4:04:57 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4150(C44-9W)
Views:  98   Comments: 0
BNSF 4171
Title:  BNSF 4171
Description:  An eastbound re-route off the Chillicothe Sub roars through Buda, IL on the Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:10:27 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4171(C44-9W)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BNSF 4585
Title:  BNSF 4585
Description:  A faded -9 leads a stack train westbound at Edelstein, IL.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 4:17:51 PM
Location:  Edelstein, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4585(C44-9W)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
BNSF 4917
Title:  BNSF 4917
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:18:04 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4917(C44-9W)
Views:  105   Comments: 0
BNSF 5182
Title:  BNSF 5182
Description:  A derailment over 24 hours ago between Yost and Williamsburg shut down the Chillicothe Sub, now on Sunday afternoon one track in open and the first westbound charges around Houlihan's curve and up Edelstein hill.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:23:26 PM
Location:  Chillicothe, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5182(C44-9W)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
BNSF 5678
Title:  BNSF 5678
Description:  Empty coal gons are headed back toward the mines as they roll through Buda on the Mendota Sub.
Photo Date:  7/8/2007  Upload Date: 7/22/2007 6:26:20 PM
Location:  Buda, IL
Author:  Brian Nicodemus
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5678(AC44CW)
Views:  189   Comments: 1


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