UP GP40-2 1454 leads the CNYC east through Riverdale, about to hang a right at Dolton Junction to get into Yard Center.
A former Milwaukee Road GP40 now in a fresh coat of Illinois Terminal inspired paint works a 22 car cut of loaded corn that is currently being unloaded at Abengoa Bio Energy in Granite City.
A wide variety of motive power, including a Bessie SD38-2, sit in the south yard in Joliet.
The morning fog is burning off as a south bound manifest makes its way past KK Road on the UP Chester Sub.
Norfolk Southern's "Honoring Our Veterans" SD60E leads an Iowa Interstate Silvis to Peoria train at Wyanet.
A pair of brand new Tier 4 GEVO's leads this loaded CN ethanol train by this old Union Switch and Signal R2 style signal. One of the very few left.
C&NW 8646, C&NW 8701 and C&NW 6847 sit under the stars at the Illinois Railway Museum.
The Union Pacific railroad has placed the C&NW "twins" in storage due to a down turn in traffic. The storage location just happens to be the Illinois Railway Museum. Seen here, the C&N... (more)
UP #5354 approaches MP 169 through rural Cadwell.
The empire builder just started its journey towards Seattle, WA. It is passing one of the 2 remaining PRR style signal bridges left in Chicago.
A BRC RS2 basks in the winter sun of the locomotive facilities at Clearing yard.
Looks like a New York Central inspired paint scheme. The IHB was the connection between all the railroads that came into Chicago.
UP SD70M 4854 leads the westbound Salad Shooter through Riverdale.
GTW GP9R 4622 switches at the south end of Markham yard.
BNSF GP38-2 2025 leads the 102 local westbound through Joliet.