Two passenger locomotives side by side at Galesburg,IL. the steamer built in 1930 by BLW hauled passenger trains for the CB&Q. The diesel the work horse of Amtrak is ready to haul 380's train to C... (more)
Progress is in the making as the Hot Premium Service Intermodal train BNSF P-CHILAH-2-21 guilds over the Media Trestle on the main 1 track on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub heading west for Los Angeles.... (more)
The outbound Texas Eagle flies through Wilmington doing every bit of 79 MPH as it makes its way down to the Lone Star State.
Only 5 hours late, Amtrak #5 California Zephyr pick up the pace as it heads west through the bean fields of Cameron, Ill on the BNSF Ottumwa Sub on ... (more)
After waiting for quite some time for traffic to clear, an empty oil train heads west through Naperville made up of mostly Deep Rock Corp (DPRX) oil tanks.
The Joliet Rocket's first inbound trip to the city rolls through New Lenox Sunday June 18th.
GTW SD40-3 5938 and IC SD40-3 6251 bring an empty Cairo-Decatur grain train into Centralia, IL.
New, not repainted. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Metra BNSF line express train flys by Naperville Il on its way to Aurora Il ....
Amtrak 380 makes its station stop at Galesburg,IL. on what is known as Galesburg's RR-Days. This year was a far cry from what it was years ago when the RR's used to go all out for the city with di... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
The Ol' War Horses
Slowly rolling through the bean fields in the rural farming community of Cameron, Ill is the eastbound BNSF L-CHI102-22 (Galesburg,IL-Hodgkins IL) a local job t... (more)
Metra F40PH-3 108 trails on the Joliet Rocket, as the crowd of onlookers walk away, having seen the 765 rush by seconds before.
City railfanning is always fun, especially in Chicago. Buildings of different shapes and sizes can create various shadows, contrasts, and even lighting. Nowadays, most if not all of the train traf... (more)
Crew will switch out the GP-20 and the three F's will head to interchange at East Peoria.