A407 crawls over the Kankakee River, preparing to work Kankakee Yard with a pair of pure Illinois Central SD70’s.
A pair of IC SD70s take A407 north across the 510ft concrete arch bridge over the Kankakee River in Kankakee.
Nothing says history like the old Illinois Central (now amtrak) station depot in downtown Kankakee. With this, two IC SD70s lead a wayfreight south towards Centralia on a crystal clear afternoon
KBSR 701 and 704 crawl through the heart of Kankakee as they proceed to come off the interchange from the CN with 60 cars to take back towards home base in Iroquois. KBSR 705 and 706 prepare to sh... (more)
Monday Morning Rail. With a bit more than 15 restless riders, Amtrak Train 58 (City Of New Orleans) makes the station stop in Kankakee, Illinois on the morning of October 6, 2019. Webb Rail... (more)
KBSR 701 and 704 crawl through the heart of Kankakee as they proceed to come off the interchange from the CN with 60 cars to take back towards home base in Iroquois. The pair of GP38-2s are seen h... (more)
New York Central F-7 1818 was fueled and sanded, ready for the next run at Kankakee, Illinois in November 1961.. Over two hundred of the New York Central F-7's were active in 1968 to the the me... (more)
NYC GP7's 5764 and 5795 leads train 406 to Chicago at Kankakee, Illinois on February 28, 1958. Rated at 1500hp each and having a heavy train it was hard for the Geeps to maintain track speed. Man... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
The Kankakee local power arrives back to its resting location after a days work in and around Kankakee on the former IC.
Emergency trackwork is underway on the ICG in preparation of the movement of the American Freedom Train which can be seen in the background. Tom Golden photo.
Paul Meyer photo.
Vulcan Turbo. The final chapter of the "Multi-Purpose 15" book was written by the MP15T. A descendent of the SW1500, SW1504, MP15DC and later MP15AC, this model was mechanically ... (more)