NS 8099k, the "Southern" Heritage unit, leads an empty oil train West on the BNSF Aurora sub headed towards Savanna, IL.
Strangers in the night. Just shy of 10:30pm, a light engine movement waits for a signal into Dupo yard, running wrong main, while a hot autorack screams by for points south. Canon 350D.
Metra 407 pushes a inbound train past the Tinley Park Christmas tree in golden light.
A pair of Geeps, including a Cotton Belt GP60, await assignments at the south end of Bloomington Yard.
CN 4028 pulls away from the CN Freeport, IL Yard while heading Eastbound into Rockford.
Sunshine on a Cloudy Day. Ever since Florida East Coast brought back their "Champion" paint scheme, I have always wanted to see a champ with a KCS Southern Belle. I finally got my wish toda... (more)
Canadian National-Illinois Central Railroad's Santa Train is shown on the first stop of its two day trip in Central Illinois, parked in Gibson City on Saturday, December 13, 2014. The Annual Sant... (more)
Seen from the cab of Monticello Railway Museum's Canadian National MLW FPA4, NS Illinois Division Santa Train waits as passengers deboard after the first run Sunday. Framed in the window, a CSXT ... (more)
NS Illinois Division Santa Train rolls eastward on its return flip to Decatur, on Sunday's first run. Steve Smedley photo
NS 1070 lead's IAIS PESI(Peoria to Silvis) with a string of grain car's from the CN northboud at Chillicothe, IL.
BNSF 7208 eases through Galesburg,IL
The Santa Train rolls through town just as the sun decided to make an appearance.
A southbound grainer hauling soybeans crosses the bridge at Fountain, Illinois on the UP Chester Sub.