IRM's newest piece of equipment, CNW ALCO RSD5 1689 waits its turn to head for the IRM mainline for preparation for IRM's annual Diesel Day's parade.
During IRM's annual Diesel Days parade, ITC GP7 1605 trails behind CNW Ex-CRIP GP7R 4160 as this GP7 duo makes a run-by on the IRM mainline.
The sun is minutes away from falling behind the trees as westbound stack train Q102 blows through Blue Island Junction.
This afternoon BNSF's and CN's Centralia, IL, yard jobs were exchanging cars at a crossover between the two railroads near downtown Centralia.
EJ&E 674 starting the day on the south end of the yard
NS 1068 leads 65R west over the Calumet River and into Chicago, IL.
Eastbound train is leaving Bushnell with a GP20 and 2 FP9A engines on rather rough track.
Not normally seen outside, this 1923 built Baldwin sits on the steam leads while her normal indoor storage building was used for the filming a movie.
Before Illinois Railway Museum's annual Diesel Days parade kicks off in the afternoon, a variety of classic locomotives including MILW 37A, an Ex-UP EMD E9A, NP ALCO S1 14, and MILW 760, the first... (more)
An inbound suburban arrives at the Mount Prospect Metra station as it will pick up commuters to take down toward the Windy City and surrounding suburban areas.
CN M396 passes the old grain elevator in Hayes, IL with a nice looking SD70M-2 on the point.
The local Barstow Switch crew has plenty of power this AM as they bang um out with a couple of SDM's.
Empty grainer westbound(geographically north)drops down into the Edwards River Valley at Opheim,IL..
Late evening at Ash street xing
The fresh looking SD24 sits, staged, ready to pull the RPO / coach train later in the day.