This is one of my favorite spots called Jones Loop. The last time I railfanned with Mr. Jim Cooper was at this spot, so I would like to dedicate this shot to him. I know his family misses him on... (more)
The City of New Orleans cuts through the yard on a busy morning in Central Mississippi.
Amtrak's northbound (terminating) City of New Orleans backs into Union Station in Chicago. Today, Amtrak train #58 is led by Amtrak locomotive #58. I bet that doesn't happen too often!!
There truly is no finer way to travel the country other than by train. By plane, you'll see your flight attendant when you duck your head to get in the door, and maybe when you receive your trivia... (more)
The CN is working hard to keep the City of New Orleans trains on time between Chicago and New Orleans. Today northbound 58 is still running late as they past thru Gilman on this morning. Here they... (more)
The City of New Orleans pulls out of its home terminal right on time.
"The City of New Orleans" comes ever closer to its final destination of Chicago as it charges through Manteno, IL, on old Illinois Central rails.
The City of New Orleans is blasting by the former depot in Gilman on their way North to Chicago on a Sunday morning in rural Illinois.
Amtrak 58 is backing into Union Station as Metra 205 leads a BNSF commuter train near Roosevelt Road in Chicago.
Amtrak's City of New Orleans backs into Chicago Union Station, about 25 minutes ahead of schedule!
The City of New Orleans sits just north of the CN Yard in Jackson on the Grenada Sub going no where fast.
The power from the City of New Orleans cuts off the train to head to the fuel rack for a fill up of liquid gold. The 59 died the day before and the train was towed to Jackson and turned and will b... (more)
"Ok, here's what's going to happen... We're going to take 10 steps in the opposite direction, turn, and fire!"
"The City of New Orleans" overtakes M337 & G887 in the siding at Gilman, passing the ex-IC depot.
The northbound City of New Orleans crosses the very unique and unusual Kankakee River bridge. Arch structures are nearly nonexistent in this region, let alone on the former IC, a fairly fla... (more)