"Racing Across the Land of Lincoln"
The sun was struggling to light the rural landscape of Maple Park, IL as one of the two CNW "twins" leads an eastbound tra... (more)
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NS D49 passes Crandall with an ex Norfolk & Western SD40-2 in the lead.
UP 3985 puts on a show as it departs the south side of Chicago, IL with a NRHS fantrip in June of 1993.
As the clouds break overhead, NS 20T (intermodal; Kansas City, MO - Harrisburg, PA) finds smooth sailing past CP Wiggins and a historic grain elevator.
On August 10, 1986, the locomotive facility and shop area of Belt Railway of Chicago’s Clearing Yard in Bedford Park, Illinois, hosts a large number of locomotives, mostly home-road and Seaboard S... (more)
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Whiteface with a dark background. BNSF 2920 still in its BN Whiteface paint scheme pulls a cut of cars out of Eola yard in Aurora, IL.
One last run. C&NW 8701 leads sister unit 8646 on IG2G2 as they head east through the small town of Creston, IL. About a week after I took this picture, it was announced that the "Twins" would be ... (more)
KCS 4788 leads BNSF V-BLUKCK west into Galesburg, Illinois after flying through rural Illinois on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision.
A westbound Santa Fe freight storms out of Chillicothe, Illinois, as it climbs up Edelstein Hill on the afternoon of April 19, 1986. Santa Fe EMD GP30 No. 277 leads the train around Houlihan’s Cur... (more)
ATSF caboose #999533 trails a piggyback train thru McCook, IL in March of 1986.
Amtrak 7 leaves downtown Chicago, Illinois with AMTK 469 in the lead.
A pair of Bloomer GP10's near the wye at Risk with 28 grain loads bound for the NS in Gibson City.