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.
After dropping off a string of grain cars to a local industry north of town, the CN R930 job returns back south to Effingham yard as light power. One of the engines working the yard job today is a... (more)
With temps barely at 10 degrees, the annual CN-IC Santa Special races towards Gibson City and will work its way back to Melvin later in the day.
By 2007 I was no longer shooting many slides in my home area as most trains ran under cover of darkness or against the sun. On rare occasions CN 412 would fall well off schedule and if by some mir... (more)
IC E9 101 sits in Clifton with the 2013 CN Santa Train.
Snow cakes the nose of 6252 as it works a dumper job at Two Harbors.
Santa Train on the Main Line of Mid-America!