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.
The classic Alco short line, Detroit & Mackinac had been acquired by Lake State but the Alco tradition would carry on for many years.
Iowa Interstate 481 leads an eastbound past the former Rock Island station at La Salle-Peru.
Canadian Pacific South Beloit local is south of Rockford Airport southbound to Davis Junction.
They are using Illinois Railway former CB & Q line to reach Davis Junction from Rockford.
A late winter snow brought out a DME plow extra running from Mason City, IA to Jackson, MN.
GP-38AC 626 leads M-420 800and a GP-10 403 through Bureau Junction on a crisp December morning.
The east train was pretty dependable at this time early in the AM. There is a nice park where you ... (more)
CSX former Rock Island bridge west of Joliet Union Station over Des Plaines River
"1932 Subdivided Warren through truss lift bridge with two Baltimore through truss approach spans"
Canadian Pacific FM's bask in the sun at the Nelson Engine house on a quiet Sunday afternoon
Northbound is running down the middle of 9th Street in Goshen at the north end of the Marion Branch.