NKP 765 leads a passenger special along the CNW mainline while a RTA commuter train makes a station stop. Tom Golden photo.
Even the Santa Fe looks good in the rain! ATSF 3640 brings a westbound thru Galesburg in October of 1985.
NS #1073 leads the 21A south out of Decatur toward St. Louis.
Keokuk Junction Railway FP9 No. 1750 ambles westbound across S. Main Street through Smithfield, Illinois, on April 7, 2016, passing former Smithfield State Bank.
A fresh UP SD40N leads CP G41 onto the IHB in Franklin Park.
The Bloomer backs around the connection to the old IC at Risk Junction.
Elmhurst Chicago Stone 50 tonner SU545 rests at the quarry on the west side of Elmhurst, IL in July of 1986. The quarry was located next to the C&NW mainline and frequently used ore jennies in its... (more)
Metra 158 leads a outbound express train through Mt. Prospect.
COLCHESTER IL Sept 19 1979 -- A crewman is on the steps of a C&S SD40-2 on the First Subdivision of the Hannibal Division.
NS 5074 with a geometry train passing through East Peoria headed for the TZPR yard to wye the train and head back to home rails.
Amtrak 115 leads the westbound California Zephyr through Westmont.
Westbound stacks blast around a curve near the Savanna Army Depot.
The St. Louis railfan community was out in full force during the weekend of February 27/28 as the Norfolk Southern "Honoring Our Veterans" locomotive made a rare visit to the region. My ... (more)