A light snow falls as Santa arrives in the town of Danforth along the Main Line of Mid-America!
CN 331 has cut off of its train and is running up to its lift on a parallel track.
IC 1036 zig zags its way back into the South Yard Lead of CN's East Joliet Yard.
A great lash-up heads east out of Joliet, crossing the old Rock Island diamond in the distance.
A southbound Illinois Central coal train passes concrete monuments to another era as it rumbles by the long-abandoned coaling towers at Gilman, Illinois, on May 5, 1990.
IC 2465 leads CN train 567 into Aldershot Yard.
This scene does not lead one to believe that were are just off to the side of the famous Proctor Yard, known for the copious amounts of iron ore that have passed through it over 100+ years. This s... (more)
CN 331 rockets through the countryside with IC 1001 and CN 2428 leading.
A trio of high-horsepower units, including CN 2031, bring train 422 up the grade with work at Aldershot yard.
CN X321 pulls through Snider with IC 1015 leading.
One of the last photos of this car in IC paint. This car now sports CN Green and Black as the "Great Lakes".
Power off of an ore train holds in the clear as a CN plow extra prepares to wing back snow on the hill.
After the CN bought the WC they quickly assigned a group of IC 3100 series GP40 rebuilds to former WC lines. They were pretty plain except for a couple, the 3129 had the big L shaped windshield an... (more)
Back home after the Santa Train Run.
A nice Illinois Central leader waits to depart Bensenville Yard with G35.