On the approach to Chadwick, IL., the SP4449 completes it's climb out of the Mississippi River valley and will soon encounter the hill 'n dale of the west end of the C&I.
As if on cue, the SP 4449 smokes it up for the onlookers above.
The Southern Pacific 4449 passes under the old Hwy 10 overpass as eight railfans furiously snap photos from above.
Former C&O #614 being serviced during a steam special
PM 1225 commands the attention of man and man's best friend as it blasts past.
The Nelsons, taking a cue from a couple other railfans, pulled up their pant cuffs and waded out into Turtle Creek to capture this Nickel Plate special, eastbound on the CNW. Behind the engine ar... (more)
Special charter train with PM 1225 at Carland
Special charter train with PM 1225
Tasseling corn frames the 261 as it heads to the Dells.
Racing the setting sun home to Milwaukee after a long day's work, Milwaukee 261 has a clear track ahead.
Milwaukee 261 eases past the Miller Brewing plant.
Westbound MILW 261 makes like a Hiawatha on jointed rail over the C&M sub 65.5 miles north of Chicago.
Backing up into the R&SW at Sturtevant, the Cedar Rapids gets the once-over from Steve Sandburg while the Conductor keeps an eye open for clear track from within.
261 right at home.
A day out riding the Harley? I don't think so.