An eastbound bound for Chicago is about to cross the BNSF Aurora Sub at Savanna. The IMRL's only F45 leads the train. These train would runs from the yard at Nahant in Davenport to the BRC Clearin... (more)
An empty ethanol train bound for Watertown, SD, crosses the CP Chicago Sub at Savanna. If a person ever finds old pictures from the Milwaukee Roads Days in Savanna, one wouldn't believe how much t... (more)
A loaded auto train bound for Dayton's Bluffs in St. Paul, MN, crosses the CP Chicago Sub at Savanna. If a person ever finds old pictures from the Milwaukee Road Days in Savanna, one wouldn't beli... (more)
The BNSF Aurora Subdivision stretches across nearly 260 miles of land traversing through both the states of Illinois and Wisconsin from Aurora to La Crosse. Perhaps some of the most scenic views o... (more)
BNSF and NS power lead an eastbound BNSF manifest freight through the yard in Savanna, Illinois. Locomotives:BNSF 5006 C44-9WNS 7616 ES40DC
A DM&E GP40 leads the B67 local past the control point at East Savanna to work the yard. These Milwaukee Road signal's days were numbered and were replaced with Safetrans about a week after this p... (more)
A DM&E and CP GP go on duty as local CP B67 in Savanna, Illinois and head towards the yard to build their train before crossing the Mississippi and heading towards Clinton.Locomotives:more)
A BNSF frac sand train hustles through the yard in Savanna, Illinois. This yard is mostly empty except for a few cranes for MOW service. A hi-rail truck makes its way up the other main track in th... (more)
A DM&E and CP GP idle in the morning sun waiting for the local crew while a BNSF freight passes by over the diamond in the background. Locomotives:DME 4005 GP40CP 3002 GP38AC
People are lined up along the BNSF to watch the bridge implosion.
At dusk on a night after a soaking rain shrouded the Upper Mississippi River at Savanna, IL, a heavy coal train makes it way east on the drenched Aurora Sub.
On the double track west of Savanna, IL, BNSF 4127 West meets a Z train bound for Chicago. To the right are the Mississippi Palisades.
Adam Farence Photo.
Riverport Railroad switcher heading back to the engine shop after pushing a cut of cars to the sho.