Northwestern Steel and Wire 0-8-0 #74 awaits her fate in a field near Galt, IL in 1985. Ex-GTW 8374, I believe this unit was moved. I don't know the fate of the others.
NS 145 heads around the curve at Unity with two UP ACE's for power. UP yellow sure does look good in the golden light!
NS D35, with two GE's for power, heads around the curve at Unity and out of Sidney.
Ex-MILW 356 (CP4506) is in the lead on the ex-MILW Kansas City mainline (CP Nitrin Sub) as the Nitrin Local approaches Port Byron,IL.. Erik Rassmuson RP.NET photographer heads for his truck as the... (more)
A swelled consist on the Nitrin Local has ex-SOO 6037 in consist. A crossing project on the IAIS did not allow a short time crew to deliver the SD to NRE so it got a ride up to CEFFCO on the Nitri... (more)
NS 9200 tows NS train 255 (Triple Crown roadrailer) across the Mississippi River and into Illinois from Missouri at East Hannibal, Illinois on Norfolk Southerns Springfield/Hannibal District.
LTEX 3801 leads a Bloomer grain train south through Strawn.
Amtrak's two Phase III heritage units lead the City of New Orleans into Champaign, with President Joe Boardman's five cars for his farewell tour of the Amtrak system tacked onto the rear.
UP 6748 leads a stack train under a since-removed CNW signal bridge in Rochelle.
A rather colorful and diverse array of power is seen at the Amtrak diesel facility.
A pity this view has been lost to development.
FXE 4087 lead's a U703 across the CN Freeport sub at Seward, IL at 0320 hours Sunday 8-7-16
An intermodal train bound for the Pacific Northwest rolls north along the Mississippi River towards Minneapolis.
An empty grain train cruises north along the Mississippi river at Mississippi Palisades State Park
A new SD75m awaits assignment, while some older brothers get some tender loving care. The SD75M was one of the last new locomotives delivered to the Santa Fe.