Metra commuter run arrives at the former Milwaukee Station in downtown Elgin on a frigid 5 degree evening.
On a beautiful warm October afternoon a NS train waits in the small yard north of the street running in West Brownsville.
Canadian Pacific Jones Island local switches out cars at
Tazwell and Peoria local is on the North leg of the bridge wye ready to cross the Illinois River eastward to their yard.
Buzzi Unicem is switching cars at their Iowa Interstate interchange yard at La Salle to take across the Illinois River
to the plant at Oglesby. This line is a small part of the former Illinois C... (more)
Kenosha Transit PCC 4616 "Cincinnati Street Railways" car
pass the 1925 Neoclassical Kenosha County Court House on Government Square.
CN Appleton local sits in yard while crew goes to beans.
Reading the Illinois Central E unit was to lead the 2013 CN Holiday train I thought I should get out to see this train never knowing how long the 101 would remain. I spent the full day from Gilma... (more)
The classic business car Strathcona brings up the rear of the CP holiday train as it splits 2nd Street in Bellevue.
The Keokuk Junction holiday train found large enthusiastic at all their small town stops. At Canton the train will require a long stop for Santa to meet all the children waiting.
The Canadian Pacific holiday train rumbles down 2nd street in historic Bellevue.
The train stop north of town has a large crowd waiting on this mild evening.
A cheer rose up as the KJR arrived at Smithfield, the last stop for the Holiday train which started 8:30AM at Mapleton. Santa is a little late and the crew has had a long day but everyone waiti... (more)
Metra Rock Island corridor is departing the new Joliet Station while a Heritage corridor train wait to enter the yard.
Lake State Alco's wait at the Bay City engine house to take a train north to Alpena.
KB & S Alco's switch the yard at Iroquois Juncition.
The railroad maintains their shop and office nearby.