That first piggy-back car sure looks like a converted gondola. The diamonds are with the PRR.
The Quad Cities Rocket Behind the baggage car is round-end observation dome lounge car of DRG&W heritage "Big Ben" serving breakfast. Because the train was not turned in the afternoon (o... (more)
Come On Guys, Let's Go An AB6 had an E6B carbody modified with a single 1000 h.p. engine, windows and controls at one end, baggage compartment, and steam generator. Only two were built by... (more)
A Perfect Train Two E9s and matching gallery cars. At the left you are looking directly into LaSalle Street Station with it's long-gone head house above and above that the original Board ... (more)
They had been sitting there a long time.
An E7 and 2 E8s elephant style, eastbound in the morning.
She once had a beautiful paint scheme!
NB during the morning rush on the Suburban Branch but I think trains coming the other way are being told to stop!
A rare overhead view inside the Rock Island locomotive facilty at Silvis, Illinois. Unknown date and photographer.
An aerial view of the Rock Island yard in Silvis, Illinois. Unknown date and photographer.