A UP SD40N leads a UP SD70M with a manifest for Proviso Yard
A surprise CTA work train races south down the middle of the Dan Ryan expressway at 33rd St.
With many railfans capturing the action on the ground, Southern 4501 begins to work its way south from LaSalle Street station along the Rock Island main as its cloud of steam and the Chicago skyli... (more)
FAIRFIELD IL Aug 1983 -- As one crewman jumps off the head end (left) another bends down (middle) to unlock a switch. Southern GP35 2654 was built by EMD in 1965.
Fallen Flags everywhere. While waiting inside Argo Tower for the American Freedom Train passenger special to arrive, Tom Golden was able to capture a freight pass through on the Illinois Central ... (more)
On the late summer day of September 5, 1987, Burlington Northern train No. 3 speeds through Polo, Illinois. Three “tiger-stripe” EMD GP50s splicing a fuel tender are power for the hot train headin... (more)
..Adam Farence Photo.
A widecab GE leads a six-axle EMD south (railroad east) along the IHB mainline as it brings a mixed freight toward the Harbor's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
BN 3127 shows of its' orange stripes as it about to hammer the BN/CNW diamond in Rochelle, IL in October of 1985.
In the last minutes of daylight, the Westbound Southwest Chief has just taken a cutoff at the South end of Galesburg to get from the old Burlington main and now enters the ex-AT&SF Transon.
BRC MP15 151 leads a work train south past 63rd St on the Kenton Line.
In late afternoon light, Keokuk Jct.'s F-units have made an unusual trip all the way into La Harpe.