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.
LMX 8595 switches the BN yard in Eola, IL in July of 1991.
In the last hour of sunlight I caught this southbounder near Lake Moredock on the UP Chester Sub. The crew must have thought I was crazy standing on top of that gravel pile.
Illinois Central SD70 1025 rounds the curve north of Gilman, IL with a seasonal grain train in tow at pretty good speed. In the background the Danforth, IL grain elevator is visible.
A six unit consist appears to be headed towards a train in the departure yard at Silvis, IL.
RTA 118 rolls an early afternoon rush hours commuter train west out of Union Station in downtown Chicago, heading under the Chicago & North Western entry into their Madison Street Station. An F40C... (more)
Venice IL Aug 6 1976 -- Union Electric Lines 7 (left) and 4 are examples of fireless cookers. No 7 has already lost its headlight but still has its generator.
A Santa Fe local heads westbound west of Wilburn, Illinois, on April 19, 1986. The local is powered by a pair of four-motor EMDs—GP39-2 No. 3642 and GP38 No. 2322.
A northbound CTA Red Line train departs out of the Addison station, passing through Wrigleyville.