Chicago & North Western RSD5 1689 in the yard at the Illinois Railway Museum. The night photo shoot was part of the events held for C&NW Day. Lighting by Kevin Sadowski
Chicago & North Western F7A 411 and a fleet of C&NW locomotives are lined up for photographers during the first C&NW Day at the Illinois Railway Museum. Lighting by Kevin Sadowski.
C&NW Nights at the Illinois Railway Museum.
IRM is typically closed during the winter months, but from Thanksgiving towards Christmas, you can get in on the days they run their Happy Holiday Railway trains.
The WC 7525 and the C&NW 6847 sit side by side on the steam servicing leads at the Illinois Railway Museum.
C&NW 1689, C&NW 6847, C&NW 8646, and C&NW 8701. After a short stint of mainline use by Union Pacific, the twins have returned to IRM for storage.
Joy Mfg. Co. #2 sits at the Illinois RR Museum in Union, IL in October of 2008. Not a lot of Whitcomb's left.
BN 3 shoves the IRM Christmas train past the Depot St. stop.
CNW 411 has a faux commuter train in tow at the Illinois RR Museum in October of 2009.
CB&Q SD24 504 leads the coach train into station track 2 at the IRM.
Lots of history in one photo...The last Chicago and NorthWestern painted SD40-2 pulls a string of cabooses consisting of CB&Q, CGW, MILW, and UP. Also the old EJ&E spaulding tower that at one poin... (more)
Frisco 1630 backs towards the main at the IRM.