Longtime NWI-NRHS (Rockford, IL.) member Gerald Van Alstyne rode a Chicago to Springfield roundtrip the chapter sponsored prior to startup of Amtrak service. The group rode to Springfield on the ... (more)
The evening commuter to Joliet.
Obviously an Amtrak train.
The CB&Q Coach Yard is full of commuter coaches. A few intercity cars can be seen in the back.
A pair of GP-35's roll through the BN's mainline next to the old Zephyr Pit with Amtrak's yard on the other side.
A regular on the "Plug", GM&O 883A waits out the weekend at the old GM&O roundhouse in Joliet. Faded paint, broken headlight glass, peeling gaskets- but still hauling passengers.
The revised Abraham Lincoln under Amtrak operation. Some of the clarity and excitement was gone even though the original owners colors were still intact in 1972. For a view of same train and loco... (more)
GM&O 631 has a new home in Oak Ridge , Tn.