The Illinois Central 13 SD40A's of EMD Order 5743 were unique locomotives, as they were essentially 3000-h.p. SD40's built on five-foot-longer SDP45 frames to accommodate a 5,000-gallon fuel tan... (more)
Once the IC took back over the Chicago Central in 1996, the changes didn't take long in Iowa to come. 6 Axles and all black consist were around within a couple years. An eastbound roars over the W... (more)
It was a very cold but nice sunny day in northern Illinois as the IC 1025 leads a local through Minooka on a it's trek down to Morris to work some industries. The steam cloud behind the units is f... (more)
“Stopping for snacks” IC 1025 sits across from the Neoga Illinois Casey’s General Store, as they wait for a northbound train to pull into the siding.
The daily A408 train which never fails to disappoint in the power department has two Deathstars leading the charge south through Pesotum Illinois.
"The New Queen of The Range" After the departure of DMIR 403 due to RCO, the "staple" of CN's Iron Range fleet became the Illinois Central veteran 6251. It still wears its whit... (more)
After just departing United Taconite in the frigid -15 degree weather, IC 6251 charges down the former DMIR trackage with ore loads destined for the docks of Duluth, MN. IC 6251 still wears its or... (more)
A pair of IC SD70 rolls through Plainfield on the way back to Joliet Yard after doing their work up in Spaulding.
With the temperature of 12 or so degrees, the CN L509 heads southbound through Plainfield on its trip down to switch industries in Morris Illinois.
Illinois Central SD70 No. 1038 and company begin to notch up as they get to work pulling a heavy loaded ore train out of the P&C Docks in Conneaut, Ohio during a light snowfall.
The old IC depot in Belleville, WI is looking worse for wear in this photo taken on November 22, 2018. Originally built for the CM&N in 1888, there has been no rail service here for several decade... (more)
IC E9 next to a PC IH A2382 pick up truck just south of Chicago Union Station.....could be under the St.Charles Airline.