MILW 763, and FM H10-44 switcher is still in service at Savanna, IL. The August 1945 built unit was retired in March 1981.
An eastbound oil train begins the climb out of the Mississippi River Valley to head east towards Chicago
CSX 5242 approaches Plumb River, ducking under the Wacker Road overpass.
Back in 1994 the Soo Line went on strike for little over 30 days. That completely shutdown the Soo Line property. So Amtrak had to find other line to operate their Empire Builder from St. Paul to ... (more)
Milwaukee Road coach 541 at Savanna,IL. has been under its protective shed next to the BNSF mainline for a number of years now. It appears the city takes very good care of it. The coach used to be... (more)
Eastbound Q at Savanna
A loaded potash train comes into Savanna on the BN Aurora Sub. This is a CN haulage train that BN and CN use to run in the 90's before CN gain trackage rights over the WC. The BN and CN ran 4-6 tr... (more)
Guy would go to the BN along the Mississippi River in the early 90's, and all you would get was train after train of SD40-2's. Now days all you get is mainly GE's. The times have really changed ov... (more)
BN train #4 with Santa Fe 90 and a Conrail SD40 begins to slow up for Savanna as they roll along the Mississippi River. I don't know why Santa Fe power was roaming so early into the merger? The me... (more)
Burlington Northern intermodal train No. 12 approaches Savanna, Illinois, in a view from Mississippi Palisades State Park on the beautiful summer morning of July 14, 1991.
A BNSF auto train races cars on the road it parallels coming into Savanna
A BNSF auto train comes into Savanna past the grain elevator on its way to Chicago
Westbound stacks blast around a curve near the Savanna Army Depot.
A hot BNSF double stack huals westbound to the west coast with BNSF 7248 on the point.
BNSF track inspection train departing Savanna on track one for Enola.