200 miles south of Chicago, the RPCA Special swings off the Champaign Sub east onto the Effingham Sub.
Southbound Chicago-Indianapolis RPCA special train outside Mattoon, IL.
Led by a mix of motive power typical of the early 1990s, a Santa Fe intermodal train rounds Tehachapi Loop.
Santa Fe FP45 No. 100, wearing its new "Super Fleet" paint, leads a 971 train as it climbs toward tunnel 3.
CB&Q Nebraska Zephyr is westbound at track speed near Avon, IL on its trip from Chicago to Quincy.
The head end of a 971 train passes through the cut that was once tunnel 6.
A 971 train negotiates the giant horsehoe at Caliente, as seen from Cliff.
Santa Fe 156 East roars up the approach to the Loop on a morning when the upper reaches of the Tehachapi Mountains are covered in a blanket of snow and ice.
The helper of the second section of a 971 train assists the huge piggyback symbol up the heavy grade at the east end of Bealville siding.
NS 971, lite engines with cars.