The Soo 1003 charges south through Avalon, WI with engineer Ken Ristow at the throttle. It's headed for Chicago and points south as part of a fundraiser for Shriner's Children's Hospital and a spe... (more)
A faded pumpkin leads a westbound coal empty under the searchlights at Ancona on a warm fall day in late 2017.
FWWR's Cresson Turn thunders south through the north end of Primrose Siding on the FWWR's Cresson Line. Leading the train is a former C&NW GP50, passing ATSF searchlights on jointed rail... doesn'... (more)
Just like the days of ole', EJ&E 667 leads a short L528 south through the curve between Normantown and Field, headed back to Joliet after a days work in West Chicago and Aurora. The unit retains i... (more)
IAIS 153, one of three SD38-2's left on the roster, leads the extra Silvis to Blue Island road freight east through the searchlights at Robbins, Illinois last April.
A duo of golden orange IHB units head north through Broadway Street in Blue Island, destined for Norpaul and interchange to CP at Franklin Park. The leader, 4010, is a rare SP era GP40P-2, which w... (more)
With a skillful crew, a handful of cars, and a train full of excitement for the weekend ahead- NKP765 heads west through the original block signal at Maywood Avenue in Hammond, Indiana. I took two... (more)
Heading south through the curve between Normantown and Field, CN train P300, an office car special for New Orleans, boasts a pair of shiny GE's and several coaches.
Putting the train back together at Charlotte, GP10 7504 shoves 22 cars into the cut of 23, making it look like a continuous stretch of 45 cars with one geep. It sounded awesome!
It's a cold and snowy one on the Bloomer Line as Engineer Paul Jones brings 45 cars back from Cullom and Charolette, on the hill between Sibley and Strawn, IL.