ATSF 543 is well secured and has completed the journey from California to Northern Illinois and now waits to go into the Illinois Railway Museum to be placed on the rails once again.
BN-1 peaks its face through the window of the Diner at the IRM.
I can imagine this was a common occurance back in the good days of railroading, the express rolling thru town, passing the corner diner, where the kids gathered for a soda after school. But those ... (more)
One of the new additions to the collection.
A group of Burlington power lines up at the west end of the Illinois Railway Museum's station tracks late in the day.
Posing by the signals at IRM.
The sun sets on the mainline of the Illinois Railway Museum.
CNW 411 pauses briefly on a side track before being pulled in for the night after a long day of passenger excursions.
A close up view of 1995.
The "obscar" from the Nebraska Zephyr "Train of the Gods".
The Nebraska Zephyr somewhere between Chicago, IL and Burlington, IA. Based on the overhead lines, I'd have to say Union, IL.
While an IRM employee guards the crossing with a "Stop" sign, 504 crosses Olson Rd. as the last locomotive in the parade line up for the Illnois Railroad Museum's Diesel Days celebration.
UP 1995, meet CB&Q 504! Both are looking good sitting on the west wye at IRM.
WC SD45 7525 sits near the depot at IRM.