The Burlington Junction Ry pulls out some new cars from the Nippon Sharyo plant as some ducks swim around in a small pond nearby.
Large sparks fly as steel wheels short through one of the busiest junctions in the world. Tower 18 on the Chicago L may not still hold that title but the action here is still nonstop. This junctio... (more)
The first passenger train to run this line in 40 years makes a stop at Chillicothe for passengers awaiting a trip north to Henry
On Saturday, September 13th, 2014, the Iowa Interstate Railroad made four round trips between Henry, IL and Chillicothe, IL running a special 8-car passenger excursion for the families, railfans a... (more)
The IAIS excursion heads north into Henry with a sharp SD38-2 bringing up the rear.
The passenger excursion passes through Sparland.
Norfolk Southern engineer Richard Coddington begins to work power on train D32 on an unseasonably cool Saturday afternoon, with a former Milwaukee Road SD40-2 in trail.
Steve Smedley photo
BNSF 293 leads the HDYTGAL1-10D (Dirty Gal) east on KCS's former Gateway Westerns main near Granite City, Illinois.
The Iowa Interstate excursion passes by the nicely restored Rock Island depot in Chillicothe.
With an SD38-2 on each end, the eight car excursion is headed back north to Henry.
Bessemer 878 switches out the south yard in Joliet.
A former IC geep switches out the south yard in Joliet.
KCS 4782 looks right at home leading a auto train west past the grain elevators in Ransom.
KCS 4782 holds just east of Verona with a auto train.