A former Cotton Belt veteran brings the North local across the Kankakee River in Wilmington.
Amtrak 131 leads Lincoln Service 300 north through Wilmington. Due to a equipment shortage they used a borrowed Texas Eagle set this morning.
Amtrak Dash 8 518 leads Lincoln Service 302 north over a frozen Kankakee River in Wilmington. The new bridge is in place.
A passenger special from Proviso Yard heads towards St. Louis on the old Alton Route in Wilmington Illinois
Amtrak 53 leads Lincoln Service 305 south across Forked Creek in Wilmington.
Patched Cotton Belt GP60 1943 leads the North Local northbound over the Kankakee River in Wilmington.
The outbound Texas Eagle flies through Wilmington doing every bit of 79 MPH as it makes its way down to the Lone Star State.
Amtrak 58 leads Lincoln Service 303 south through Wilmington.
UP GP60 1024 leads the North local south over the Kankakee River in Wilmington.
M GALCHI rolls across the Kankakee River with a nice BN GP39-2 in charge, followed by a BNSF GP38-2 and a BNSF standard cab B40-8.
A pair of rare BJRY Whitcomb units sit at the new Ridgepoint Logistics Center waiting for the start of operations.
A group of geese pay no attention as Amtrak 63 leads Lincoln Service 303 over the Kankakee River in Wilmington.
A lucky "sucker hole" in the clouds yielded this shot of L CHI102 and the green machines. Sometimes, it just all comes together.
The Union Pacific's North Local rolls across the Kankakee River in Wilmington. A pair of Cotton Belt (SSW) painted GP60's provide the power, creating a very cool scene for 2014!
A pair of Dash 9's, H2 and H1, highball east through the Kankakee River backwaters. Running at 70 MPH, this train is hot for Willow Springs, IL.