Broadside shot of this spectacular locomotive.
The 261 simmers in Chicago overnight. The filming of a movie brought her into town at the time. 1.6 seconds exposure.
Two Hiawatha consists are tied together for the trip to Chicago after some mechanical issues this morning left one train stranded at Sturtevant.
Looking as if she needs some repair, the original EMD GP20 demonstrator unit sits shut down in LaSalle.
Two unique noses... As a storm nears, the Nebraska Zephyr rapidly off loads passengers on station 1 while the CSS 803 holds down station track 2 in the back ground.
Returning to the yard after making the delivery at Big Bay lumber.
Two of the prettiest noses... A quick night shot from the photo shoot that wasn't, storms rolled through and cancelled the evening.
Thru rain, sleet, snow or street running trains....
C&NW 1689, C&NW 6847, C&NW 8646, and C&NW 8701 all sit under a crescent moon at the Illinois Railway Museum.
The draw bridge is already back up as the turn leaves the causeway and passes one of the very few signals on the SGLR.
The passenger photo train takes a pose at Monticello.
The CSXT 8400 did the honors of knocking the semaphore down for me as they followed Amtrak south. A 71 second telephoto exposure.
The usual power in Waukegan, pairs of GP15's are used on locals based here.
Waiting for the next can of spray paint or the next assignment to safely carry a conductor...