Westbound arrives at Wallace Yard waiting for an Eastbound.
Time is running out for this storied short line as the RS-3 successor to steam and Baldwins idles at the Suprior Yard office.
Santa Fe FP45 #92 leads an eastbound past Joliet Union Station and tower JD crossing the Former Rock Island now Metra Line.
Little Rock and Western C420 sits in front of company offices in Perry, Arkansas. This is an 79 mile section of the Rock Island Chocktaw route.
The Dubuque switcher waits in front of the Dubuque Yard office, one part of the Milwaukee Road shops. At the time the SOO still served several local small business. Somewhere I have slides of the... (more)
Westbound from Chicago to Waterloo, Iowa passes the former Illinois Central depot in historic Galena.
Westbound leaves the former Rock Island Yard at Blue Island.
A heavy January snow is just beginning as Chicago Central power is fueled at the Freeport Engine facility.
As a result of the February Midwest blizzard the Burlington Northern Santa Fe operated their Jordan spreader over many of their Illinois lines. On February 5th the plow work train is at Waterman,... (more)
With winter around the corner I thought I would flash back to the very snowy winter of 2011. On 2/4/2011 the WSOR Spreader worked west from Waukesha, WI to Janesville, WI. At Janesville the plow ... (more)
CSX transfer crosses EJ & E now CN 1913 Scherzer Rolling Brdige over Indiana Harbor Canal. Warren Through Truss with all Verticals
Cold and Windy night in Northern Indiana as Amtrak Wolverine service train makes station stop in Hammond.
Gulf Mobile and Ohio evening commuter train, the plug, arrives at Joliet Union Station.
I & M Rail Link train 98, Kansas City to Twin Cities hit a truck as the train entered street running in Bellevue, Iowa. Luck was with the crew, truck driver and local residents as there were no s... (more)
Departing Metra Milwaukee West Service train crosses Chicago Street in Downtown Elgin. Existing Light.