The westbound absolute signals at Williamsfield are lined up for a westbound on Main #1. This is the busy BNSF Transcon Mainline and ex-Santa Fe territory. The Santa Fe style signal system is stil... (more)
A former Oakway SD60 and a Cowl/Barn combo lead a lengthy M338 train through Flossmoor, headed south to the Matteson connection a few miles ahead, where the train will hop onto the former EJ&E Eas... (more)
A farmer's crossing makes easy access to the crossover signals at Edelstein. Here we look west at sunset as traffic is fleeting westbound on main #1. The Santa Fe era signals are still standing ta... (more)
The Brookfield, IL, to Willow Springs, bare table train rolls east out of Yost. The train is framed in the next intermediate signals east of Yost. These are some of the few search light intermedia... (more)
The Willow Springs, IL, to Phoenix, AZ, Z-train is about to get this hot shot back up to train speed after climbing the grade out of Chillicothe. Here the Z-train passes thru the crossovers at Ede... (more)
The Logistic Park, IL, to Seattle, WA, stack train lights the track ahead of them as they are about pass thru the crossovers at Edelstein. This is the busy BNSF Transcon Mainline and ex-Santa Fe t... (more)
The Tacoma, WA, (Blair Terminal) to Logistics Park, IL, is passing thru the crossovers at Williamsfield at MP 158. This train came off the Northern Route at Galesburg onto the Transcon for the fin... (more)
That's a lot of ketchup. The Western Pacific heritage unit leads empty Newton, IL, coal train E968-08 westbound on the CSX St. Louis Line as it passes the defunct Brooks Ketchup bottling pl... (more)
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway FP7 #1607 with F3B #1505 and F3A #1203 leads passenger train The Georgian on April 30, 1951. Photo taken from my slide collection. photographer unknown.
A hundred more empties bound for the Bakken oil fields weave their way up the Mississippi River in the light of the setting sun.
IC 8071 a GP11, was built for the Union Pacific Railroad in 9/1957 and was sold to the IC after it life on UP for there Paducah Rebuilds. Now retired from service on the IC, 8701 will spend the... (more)
Canadian Pacific power leads this westbound stack train through Lemont, along the BNSF Chilli Sub.