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By:Butch Getz
Dates:3/20/2020 - 3/20/2020
Album Info:A few hours spent around Mitchell and Granite City IL before any lock downs.
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Working the yard.......
Title:  Working the yard.......
Description:  High hood still earning it's keep, as it works near A O Smith in Granite City.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:27:20 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5249(GP38-2)
Views:  47   Comments: 0
In for some repair.....
Title:  In for some repair.....
Description:  Nice to catch some different power, even if it's only in for some repair work.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:28:15 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  IC 9613(GP38-2) BLE 909(SD40-3)
Views:  47   Comments: 0
BLE 909
Title:  BLE 909
Description:  A fallen flag intruder, in for some work.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:28:57 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BLE 909(SD40-3)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
IC 9613
Title:  IC 9613
Description:  Another fallen flagger, but would be better in black!
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:29:31 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  IC 9613(GP38-2)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
TRRA 3008 & 308
Title:  TRRA 3008 & 308
Description:  These are both new to RRPA. According to thedieselshops, 3008 is a GP40M-3, ex TRRA 2004 GP38-3 (not in the RRPA database)and is an ex DRGW 3069. 308 is a slug, from L&N 4001 https://thedieselshop.us/TRRA.HTML
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:31:18 PM
Location:  Venice, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  TRRA 3008(GP40-2) TRRA 308(Unknown) TRRA 2004(GP38-3)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
Thru the trees....
Title:  Thru the trees....
Description:  A pair of CSX units waiting f or the next assignment.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:32:21 PM
Location:  Venice, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSX 5376(ES44DC) CSX 5262(ES44DC)
Views:  33   Comments: 0
CN 2329
Title:  CN 2329
Description:  In for some work.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:33:34 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CN 2329(ES44DC) CN 2403(C40-8M)
Views:  33   Comments: 0
CN 2403
Title:  CN 2403
Description:  The striped one in for some work.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:34:14 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CN 2403(C40-8M)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
Working on the bridge approach.....
Title:  Working on the bridge approach.....
Description:  Storage cars below, and track repair and train action, all in the same shot.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:35:09 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  45   Comments: 0
SCF 1002
Title:  SCF 1002
Description:  Not sure of the roots of this engine, as it works near the off load facility in Granite City
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:36:13 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  SCF 1002(UNKNOWN)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
SCF 1002
Title:  SCF 1002
Description:  Not sure of the owner......but is part of SCF Lewis & Clark, part of Seacor. Have found no other info except what Tom has added.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:37:32 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SCF 1002(MP15)
Views:  71   Comments: 2
On hold in Granite City.
Title:  On hold in Granite City.
Description:  Coal drag waits for a crew this day in Granite City.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:44:06 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 1076(SD70ACe) NS 7259(SD70ACU)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
Easing on to the A&S.......
Title:  Easing on to the A&S.......
Description:  A very long UP mixed freight is easing it's way past Lenox Tower.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:41:31 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7653(AC45CCTE)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
A meet at Mitchell????
Title:  A meet at Mitchell????
Description:  Not quite. As soon as the mixed freight got by, a crew van appeared, and they locked things up.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:42:40 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7653(AC45CCTE) UP 3061(SD70AH-T4)
Views:  41   Comments: 0
UP 8199
Title:  UP 8199
Description:  A mid train helper as it rolls thru Mitchell. If this is not an ES44, let me know.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:44:59 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 8199(ES44AC-H)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
UP 6781
Title:  UP 6781
Description:  The very long mixed freight is about past this waiting train. But the wait would be much longer. A crew van appeared, and they locked 6781 down for about 2 and a half hours.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:45:34 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6781(AC44CW)
Views:  35   Comments: 0
A track truck and an Amtrak......
Title:  A track truck and an Amtrak......
Description:  Amtrak eases past a track inspector near Lenox Tower.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:47:55 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Signal,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  IDTX 4619(SC-44)
Views:  43   Comments: 0
NS 4084
Title:  NS 4084
Description:  One of the rebuilt Dash 9-40's makes it's way toward Lenox Tower. This did have the DC to AC markings on the cab side.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:48:49 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4084(AC44C6M)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
UP 7470
Title:  UP 7470
Description:  A UP eases thru the yellow near Lenox Tower.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:49:29 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7470(AC45CCTE)
Views:  31   Comments: 0
Recrewed and rolling.
Title:  Recrewed and rolling.
Description:  After sitting for about 2 and a half hours, another crew van appeared, offloaded two guys, and they are rolling on this short train.
Photo Date:  3/20/2020  Upload Date: 3/26/2020 2:50:37 PM
Location:  Mitchell, IL
Author:  Butch Getz
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6781(AC44CW)
Views:  53   Comments: 0


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