Near the end of its career, Santa Fe Warbonnet F45 #92 goes solo with a short intermodal. This locomotive is now at the Illinois Railroad Museum.
Just a few days before being interchanged to the UP for a trip across the state to Silvis for rebuilding, the 92 is posed for images. The plan for the 92 is for it to return to IRM as a running l... (more)
The Illinois Railway Museum sent their former Santa Fe FP45 92 to NRE to be rebuilt to operating condition while other cosmetic restoration will be completed at the museum at a later date. The Io... (more)
ATSF 92, WC 7525 and CBQ 504 make for a really nice line-up at the IRM's Diesel Department. It was a beautiful day for photos.
Santa Fe FP45 sits on display for Museum Showcase Weekend at the IRM. This is the first time this unit has been outside in a couple of years.
The 92 has been pulled out for showcase weekend at the Illinois Railway Museum... and with this evenings storm, she is freshly washed... a little lightning to brighten the sky.
The 92, looking good in her Super Fleet paint, sits on the west wye at IRM.
ATSF 92 and WC 7525 sit outside of the IRM depot.
Out of Belen heading east, FP45 92 with Geometry Support Car 86 and Track Geometry Car 85 are off on the days inspection run.
It was always a pleasure to see one of these as the lead unit. FP45's were fairly frequent visitors here at this time, but they were often not the lead locomotive.
ATSF 92 & WC 7525 power todays coach train as it heads west past the semaphores at Karsten's Crossing on the return trip.
ATSF 92 & WC 7525 power todays coach train as it heads west towards Johnson Siding on the return trip.
The 92 waits under the stars for part two of diesel weekend at IRM.
The engine room of the FP45 as viewed from the back of the locomotive. The room up ahead is the cab.
Santa Fe FP45 92 and IC 201 sit on display at IRM. Hopefully the 92 will be on of the next engines to get repainted at IRM, it is really starting to show its age.