Most of the diesel days power sits awaiting the event to start
Diesel Days at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Metra 305 at the 1999 Illinois Railway Museum Diesel Days before being repainted to CN&W colors.
Four Wagons sit at IRM in the nice morning sunlight.
CB&Q SD24 504 leads the heavyweight coach train past the restored Spaulding Tower at IRM.
BN-1 and BN-3 await the Diesel Days event to start
Frisco 1630 leads the coach train past the semaphores at East Switch.
Frisco 1630 smokes it up as it departs off of station track 2.
CB&Q 504 pushes its train past the semaphores at Olson Road.
MILW 37A, MILW 118C, and BN-1 sit in the Illinois Railway Museum. Making for a nice lineup of Bulldog noses.
Frisco 1630 sits idle on this October 17th. It will be fired up again in 2016.
The Nebraska Zephyr departs off station track 2 at the IRM.
A covered wagon fan's dream. BN 1, CNW 411, MILW 118-C and MILW 37A bask in the morning sunlight.
Shoving back to Olson Road, the Nebraska Zephyr would be pulling into the station within a few minutes to take on more passengers.
CB&Q 9911-A, named the Silver Pilot, is the last E5 in existence. Built in 1940, she's still going strong at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union. Here's to many more years!