Beautifully restored Burlington EMD units live inside IRM's diesel shop.
While half the world was chasing the Cheyenne Frontier Days train with the UP 844 in some beautiful sunny weather, severe storms in northern Illinois cancelled a scheduled night photo session. Onl... (more)
The Nebraska Zephyr departs off station track 1 for its last run of the day while BN1 hold down track 2 in the pouring rain.
UP B40-8 1848 sits on display at the IRM.
GNA 2-6-0 26 sits outside the steam shop at IRM.
Frisco 1630 heads along the IRM mainline in Union.
CB&Q 9911-A departs off station track 1 at the IRM with the Nebraska Zephyr.
The CNW twins sit stored at the IRM waiting for the day UP calls them back to service, if that ever happens.
CTA 4391 makes its way around the trolley loop at the IRM.
Milwaukee 760 and GB&W 2407 sit outside the Diesel Shop at IRM.
Frisco 1630 heads out onto IRM’s mainline during the annual Museum Showcase Weekend. IRM operates trains over approximately four miles of track on a former interurban line. The line is signaled, e... (more)
Led by Burlington E5 9911-A, the "Silver Pilot," the beautifully restored Nebraska Zephyr arrives at the platform during IRM's Museum Showcase Weekend.
UP Centennial 6930 sits on display at the IRM in need of some TLC. Behind it are the famed CNW twins which are in storage here at the museum until called back to service.
WC SD45 7525 rests at IRM, awaiting Showcase Weekend in a few weeks.
Since last year, the CNW twins have been in storage at the Illinois Railway Museum and spend their days around the museum grounds. Here, they slumber away on a mainly clear night.