Built in 1954, the former Union Pacific 293 is at the IHB's Blue Island Yard awaiting movement east to Naporano Iron & Metal for scrapping. Tom Golden photo.
To close for comfort!.......Adam Farence Photo
A few railfans get a wave from the engineer of a BNSF manifest freight as it roars through the Naperville Metra Station along BNSF's Racetrack on a brisk March morning. Locomotives:BNS... (more)
NS 8101 roll's through the past the old freight house in Genoa, IL!
Norfolk Southern's "Honoring Our Veterans" unit makes a nice appearance this morning as it leads an extra M336 train out of Joliet.
An extremely dirty F40PH leads a four-car Hoosier State south on the former Pennsy. Tom Golden photo.
The westbound California Zephyr makes its station top at Galesburg, with the station visibile on the far left during golden hour.
Little did I know when I shot this that I would be taking this train home that night from Southbend Indiana to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era, but the state being Illin... (more)
A pair of Union Pacific locomotives, led by a phase 2 SD70M, pull a manifest freight west, passing under the BNSF mainline near Fulton, Illinois. Locomotives:UP 5182 SD70MUP 7285 A... (more)
A train operated by Peabody Coal, led by KRPD GP-9 #1321 (nee CRIP #1321), PCCX GP-9 #602 (nee NP #201) and GP-9 #604 (nee CRIP #1328), has unloaded its coal load at the Kaskaskia River Terminal a... (more)
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era.
Amtrak 130 makes it's first revenue run after being repainted into Amtrak's Phase II livery. Seen here passing through Earlville Illinois.