As Positive Train Control (PTC) legislature gets closer in 2015, more and more signals are being replaced with a standard newer signal. Search light signals like this intermediate signal east of G... (more)
Union Pacific Ran one last train at Sunset Heading north on the Chester Sub Through Columbia IL.
A crossing gate protects lonely Steppig Road as UP 6442 rumbles through with a northbound coal train.
A westbound train is crossing a rural road west of Bushnell, IL. The photo was taken with a long lens (300mm) that exaggerates the rough track. This engine is ex Algoma Central 1752.
A southbound coal train on a pleasant summer afternoon.
An empty westbound oil train kicks up the snow on a bitterly cold January day as it whips through Chana on the C&I.
An unusual consist turned up on the New Rock Sub in October 1988 when CSXT 2509 and its mate, slug CSXT 1011 were photographed switching the U.S. Silica sand pit in Utica, IL.
Eastbound stacks 20T is at Lenox Tower.
It's late in the evening and the sun is not far from setting as a UP stack train working Global 3 pulls forward to make a double. The expansive yard can be seen in the distance along the horizon.
CN 5413 head's westbound through the small town of Seward, IL on a calm and cool summer night.
Chicago Aurora & Elgin 308 is stopped at the Illinois Railway Museum as passengers board the excursion train on the next track over.
The beautiful summer sun begins to slowly set over Norfolk Southern's busy Lafayette District at a location west of Tolono, IL known as "Dawn." A classic Wabash searchlight signal still ... (more)
Eastbound oil can with a rare leader BNSF patched SD60-M as it races through Shabbona, IL on it's way to Chicago.
IAIS 513 rock's & roll's through Ottawa, IL on it's way to the IHB in Blue Island, IL.