Streamliners at Spencer
The Iowa Pacific Es rest in Bensenville waiting for their next excursions.
The Tennessee Central Railway Museum's Nashville to Cookeville excursion rounds the sweeping curve at Martha, TN. This area has seen drastic changes in recent years because of the State of Tennes... (more)
Ex-USDOT 210 with an assortment of other equipment, note ex-LIRR 610 on the other side of the frame.
Eastbound EL freight train Griffith
Iowa Pacific's "Varsity" came up from Chicago for the UW Badger's game vs. Illinois, here it has just departed Madison and approaching the crossing of the former C&NW at MX where the tow... (more)
The Peoria Rocket pauses at the depot in Bureau. Bureau is the junction of the Peoria Branch with the mainline to Silvis.
A trio of maroon E8's and other units gather at Silvis.
Rock Island E8A 661 sits near the throat of LaSalle Street Station with bilevels commuter cars that will eventually go to Joliet.
Iowa Pacific E8A #515 poses as a Central of Georgia unit as it sits along side of a Pennsy E unit at Streamliners.
The "Varsity" excursion, led by Iowa Pacific's pair of E8s, heads east into Fox Lake, about to exit WSOR trackage and enter CP rails.
Can you imagine my surprise when these two beauties showed up in Appalachia? This was in October 1972, and Southern had only recently repainted its E8s for service on its premiere train, the "... (more)