The power for Pioneer Rail's Decatur Junction sits tied down alongside Route 48.
Are we back in 1990? Yeah right, I wish, although I would not even have been born for another 7 years. Anyways BN-1 and BN-3 patiently await the start of Illinois Railway Museum's Diesel Days to s... (more)
NS 121 passes around the curve at Unity, with an NS Dash 9, and BNSF's "Golden Swoosh" GEVO.
Metra Union Pacific North West District train has unloaded passengers at Harvard, Il, the last stop on the line.
EJ&E 663 brings a train into the yard in Waukegan, IL in July of 1986. This area has changed considerably since this photo was taken as have traffic levels.
An special train handling a large transformer for Excelon Energy's Byron Nuclear plant passes the abandoned MILW codeline poles at MP 99 west of Leaf River.
EJ&E 663 is right at home as it leads the L520 south through Plainfield, bound for Joliet Yard.
Former CN/VIA 6789 (a 1959 product of the Montreal Locomotive Works) passes Stair Tower, a demonstration interlocking tower on the grounds of the Monticello Railway Museum, as it leads one of the ... (more)
After torrential downpours earlier in the morning, the sun came out to play as CP 470 approached its destination of BRC's Clearing Yard.
GTW blue leads L545 over the Cal Sag Channel.
NS 21T heads through the curve at Unity with an ACe and ET44AC leading NS 1074, the Lackawanna heritage unit.
J. Neils Lumber Shay No. 5 being worked on by volunteers inside the IRM steam shop.
J. Neils Lumber Shay No. 5 is in the final stages of restoration inside the IRM steam shop. Once a staple of the operating fleet, the Shay hasn't been under steam in nearly two decades.
Commonwealth Edison 4, a 1911 Alco-GE Steeplecab, passes Frisco 2-10-0 1630 at Johnson Siding.
1630 is being fired up at Union in the company of Southern Pacific (T&NO) 2-10-2 No. 975. The latter, donated to the city of Beaumont, Texas, in 1957, would have certainly been scrapped had IRM n... (more)