CSXT 888 East drops down into the Carroll Creek sag passing the detector between Mt.Carroll and Lanark. This was the old Milwaukee Road Illinois Division that was double track as the bridge still ... (more)
Finally the warm temperature and summer weather is here after all the snow... and now with trees starting to bloom, we catch a CN freight heading south on the main picking up speed to get off the ... (more)
Amtrak's Phase III P40DC leads the westbound Carl Sandburg past the large BNSF Railway classification yard in Galesburg, as it heads to Quincy, Ill.
Iowa Interstate eastbound passes Crandic's new slug set at the IAIS Yard in Rock Island,IL..
Mixed power sit in the morning sun at 51st street yards in Chicago. In the background are the landmarks of the Chicago Skyline and my blue Maverick.
CP eastbound with CSX power leans into the curve at Mount Carroll,IL.. Back in the 60's the Milwaukee Road would operate special passenger trains on this once double track mainline for tourist fro... (more)
The Rock Island crossing the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio and Santa Fe tracks at Joliet, Illinois with an eastbound freight lead by EMD FTA 88, FTB 88A, F7B 120B and BL2 526 July 8, 1965. Photo taken fro... (more)
CN SD60F 5545 sits in the south yard in Joliet. This is said to be the last SD60F not in storage
This stack train is passing by the oil refineries at Hartford, coming off the Springfield Sub.
A north bound high priority stack train with UPS containers crosses the Fountain Bridge south of St. Louis.
CN SD40-2 5386 and CN SD60F 5545 lead L509 down the River Line on a nice afternoon. 5545 is the last SD60F on the roster that isn't in storage.
A pair of AC4400CW's lead a business train south down the old GM&O, nearing Global 4.
A Metra train on the old Rock Island approaches the diamond with the old Illinois Central at the still-manned 16th Street Tower.
A Metra Electric train approaches the Van Buren Station, the first stop on its run out of downtown Chicago, on a misty night in the Windy City.