After loading at Cropsey and Colfax, a 50 car Bloomer train is seen shoving into the siding at Risk where the three engines will run around the train for the trip south to Gibson City, IL.
An EMD test set consisting of a SDP40F, passenger test car, A-B F-unit set, and SD45 demonstrator are seen traversing the ICG mainline. Tom Golden photo.
CSX's business train locomotive fleet are seen at Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
TP&W 3441 East lays back a few notches as it departs the city of Crossroads.
A pair of former IC&E SD40-2s head east through downtown Gilman on the TP&W. The TP&W has four blue 'n yellows along with a few GP50s already in the G&W orange.
Amtraks P42DC Genesis locos 71 and 9 push a long distance Amtrak train into Union Station ready for an afternoon departure.
Its the weekend, so most of the BN commuter trains are parked at Aurora, IL waiting for Monday morning's commuter rush. Although a little road worn, the rebuilt BN Es still exude a lot of class as... (more)
A CSX empty oil train rolls past an inbound train smoking it up like an Alco as it departs Downers Grove Main Street Station.
Making a rare "freight" move, Monticello Railway Museum's Wabash F7 #1189 lugs 53 tank cars bound for storage, passing Stair Tower on the Museum's grounds.
On a foggy June 2, 1991, morning, a westbound Burlington Northern freight rumbles toward Princeton, Illinois. A pair of EMD SD40-2s power the train underneath the Interstate 80 overpass northeast ... (more)
Illinois Division local train D36 glides south along the former Wabash mainline towards Decatur, crossing over the Monticello Railway Museum's line in downtown Monticello. The Museum had just com... (more)
Somewhat overshadowed by the pair of F-units, the other power used by the Keokuk Western is still very interesting as seen by this trio of GP20's shoving a long cut of cars through La Hapre
Norfolk Southern 8081 heads West out of Gibson City after making a setout.
Iowa Interstate train SIBI pounds across the diamonds in Joliet, Illinois, passing by Joliet Union Station on former Rock Island trackage.
CEFX #1048 passes Sangamon road as it pulls into Decatur yard for a crew change.