A Roger Puta Photograph
GM&O Alco S2 No.12 switching cars at Springfield, Illinois. This unit began its life on the Alton Railroad in 1944 and would have a thirty-plus year career before being retired by the Illinois C... (more)
Texas Eagle heads through Springfield
Southbound #1 The Limited crossing the Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway and passing Ridgely tower in Springfield, Illinois. Its October 04, 1959. Photo taken from my slide collection, No photog... (more)
Northbound #4, The Limited, is making its station stop at Springfield station on August 16, 1968.
Built in 1945 units 100-100A/103-103A were originally Alton R.R. locomotives with the same numbers.
Headlights illuminate the overpass over I-72 just west of Springfield that used to carry the now abandoned CNW SI Line over the highway. Despite being in decent shape and hosting several trains a... (more)
One of C&IM's RS1325s is seen basking in the sun at the company's yard in Springfield. Tom Golden photo.
Gulf Mobile & Ohio F7(A) 801A, and F7(B) B74, side by side with a C&O F7(A) 7057, and a B&O F7(A) 4578, at Springfield, Illinois November 11, 1965. Photo taken from my slide collection, No pho... (more)
NS admiral cab SD40-2 6096 pauses between switching duties in Springfield while NS 1147 waits to depart westbound.
John is celebrating eclipsing the 6,000,000 page view count for his photos at railpictures.net by uploading these rare color scenes of the last days of Chicago & Illinois Midland steam, seen in th... (more)
Steam in it's last days of operation recorded in September 1955 at the CIM yard. The bulk diesel fuel oil tanks had recently been erected nearby. Anscochrone original.
C&IM freight arriving in Springfield, IL || October 1980
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.