The maroon motor in Oelwein. Hub City Heritage Corporation Railroad Museum
The Frisco 1630 waits to run her last train of the evening. During the Illinois Railway Museum's showcase weekend event, Saturday included night running.
Broadside shot of this spectacular locomotive.
Staged for the Monday run west, the ABA set of f-units sits under an especially bright moon.
Taken at 11:17pm, nasty storms blew thru, Lightning crackles across the sky.
Two C&NW cabs reside here, rare because neither are vandalized.
The Challenger tied down in St Louis, with the Gateway Arch in the background.
The 192 brought a little variety to the Hiawatha trains at the time.
Two Hiawatha consists are tied together for the trip to Chicago after some mechanical issues this morning left one train stranded at Sturtevant.
Two of the prettiest noses... A quick night shot from the photo shoot that wasn't, storms rolled through and cancelled the evening.
The North Shore 749 was just returned to service earlier this year. It was built in Chicago in 1928, and looks as good now as is did back then.
Built as MILW 168 in 1967, just looking at the paint, that is heritage. Even some of her original 168 is showing through on the dynamic brake blister.
This is the tundra.... it is frozen.
The Illinois Railway Museum's CB&Q 9911A sits over a pit track inside the roundhouse in Spencer. The cab tours were held here in the roundhouse.
The Division St. switcher curves back on to the street running enroute to Big Bay Lumber.