Amtrak 184 leads the 390 North through Sigel Illinois.
A single UP SD70ACe leads autoracks through the busy Blue Island Junction in the late afternoon. In the short three hours we spent here, this location proved to be rather busy on both CSX and IHB,... (more)
The crew on M337 has run out of time and now sits and waits for a relief crew at the Galena Depot. The inbound crew went to work at Hawthorne Yard in Chicago, IL, overnight and with heavy delays d... (more)
The Denver, CO, to Chicago, IL, Corwith Yard, Z-train has just changed crews and departed Galesburg on the Transcon Mainline and is now passing thru Yost Crossovers. This train travels the coal ro... (more)
As Positive Train Control (PTC) legislature gets closer in 2015, more and more signals are being replaced with a standard newer signal. Search light signals like this intermediate signal east of G... (more)
Union Pacific Ran one last train at Sunset Heading north on the Chester Sub Through Columbia IL.
A crossing gate protects lonely Steppig Road as UP 6442 rumbles through with a northbound coal train.
A westbound train is crossing a rural road west of Bushnell, IL. The photo was taken with a long lens (300mm) that exaggerates the rough track. This engine is ex Algoma Central 1752.
A southbound coal train on a pleasant summer afternoon.
An empty westbound oil train kicks up the snow on a bitterly cold January day as it whips through Chana on the C&I.