The Texas Eagle passes Ridgely Tower on the last full day of its existence. The tower was torn down at 8:00 AM on August 8, 2011.
A detouring Texas Eagle pounds the diamond at Watseka.
Amtrak 145 makes it's first visit to Texas in the new 40th Anniversary paint scheme assigned to the Texas Eagle. Seen rolling westbound on track one toward Fort Worth Texas on a nice winter aftern... (more)
Amtrak's Phase III heritage P42 wastes no time as it barrels south past Lockport with the Texas Eagle.
Amtrak 145, a P42DC painted in the company's Phase III heritage, rolls through Lemont, on a sunny afternoon.
The southbound Texas Eagle begins its 32 hour journey to San Antonio.
Amtrak P42 199 leads the Texas Eagle south through Dwight.
Due to extensive track work south of Joliet, the Texas Eagle has swayed from its usual routing and is detouring over the UP Villa Grove Subdivision. It is seen here, heading south through Dolton.
The Texas Eagle takes a rare non-stop detour through rural Shelby County on its run from Chicago to St. Louis. Stops in downstate Illinois by the Texas Eagle have been temporarily suspended.
Amtrak #21 exits the new south siding switch at I&M Junction as it passes the now closed Ridgely Tower. It was bad enough that the tower was closed, but to get rid of the Ridgely station name ent... (more)
One of the few rebuilt P40DC's 837 leads a very late Texas Eagle due to power problems and severe weather in Chicago. The train arrived in Dallas around eight hours late. Chesapeake & Ohio number ... (more)
Arriving at Joliet's Union station, the conductor hangs out the window to spot the train.
The southbound Texas Eagle pulls up, to allow the conductor to flag the crossing. Amtrak 184 is in charge, today.
How often does a train go by? "So often, you won't even notice it!"
Amtrak P42 139 leads the Texas Eagle south through Lemont.