Due to the recent rain's in North Central Illinois the mosquito population is out of control the buzzing sound was almost as loud as the locomotives. IR 107 head's eastbound through Serena, IL on ... (more)
A gray locomotive on an equally gray day, Norfolk Southern Monongahela Heritage GE 8025 leads a short empty ethanol train, 65Q, across Martin Luther King Drive in Bloomington, Thursday, July 9, 20... (more)
A WB vehicle train on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivison approaching Kinsman IL.
Frisco 1630 takes its turn out on the main during the 2015 Trolley Pageant at the Illinois Railway Museum
Chicago Aurora and Elgin 36 and its train wait for the days first departure to kick off the 2015 Trolley Pageant at the Illinois Railway Museum
IC 3039 sits alongside a rotary as the morning sun lingers over the Illinois Railway Museum, on a warm, mild Independence Day
UP "Big Blow" Gas Turbine 18 sits on display at the Illinois Railway Museum, two of these engines still survive, one in Ogden, UT and this one in Union, IL
Portrait of two Chicago landmarks: The Chicago Board of Trade dominates the background as E6A 630 eases out of LaSalle Street Station at 4:08 pm on March 20,1975, to begin its regular afternoon co... (more)
Half an hour out of Silvis yard, FP7A 406 heads through the riverbottom swamps east of Colona, Illinois, on its way to Chicago. The unit, along with nine sisters, is four feet longer than a standa... (more)
This is the first time that a NS heritage unit has ever been on the Illinois Railnet as it went down on a empty sand train to Wedron, IL to be loaded. Here NS 1066 pull's through Yorkville, IL eas... (more)
Headed east at Schoolhouse Road, BCOL 4642 leads M348 down the former EJ&E Eastern Subdivision.
M348 sports a BC Rail leader this morning as the crew is in the process of making a setout at Joliet Yard.
The CN purchased the EJ&E in 2009 so catching a consist like this out on the former IC main in 2015 is becoming hard to come by. What makes this train cool though is that ... (more)