A quartet of C&NW locomotives head down the main at the Illinois Railway Museum during the annual diesel days celebration. RSD-5 #1689 and SD40-2 #6847 are owned by the IRM while C44-9W's #8701 an... (more)
J. Neils Lumber Shay No. 5 being worked on by volunteers inside the IRM steam shop.
J. Neils Lumber Shay No. 5 is in the final stages of restoration inside the IRM steam shop. Once a staple of the operating fleet, the Shay hasn't been under steam in nearly two decades.
Commonwealth Edison 4, a 1911 Alco-GE Steeplecab, passes Frisco 2-10-0 1630 at Johnson Siding.
1630 is being fired up at Union in the company of Southern Pacific (T&NO) 2-10-2 No. 975. The latter, donated to the city of Beaumont, Texas, in 1957, would have certainly been scrapped had IRM n... (more)
1630 smokes it up at Seeman Road with the coach train consist in tow.
Frisco 1630 sits idle while its compressor runs while the CA&E cars start pulling out of the station for their run out on the main during IRM's Traction Weekend. The 431 is a 1927 car built by the... (more)
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.