On a gloomy spring morning the CP business train is seen paralleling Rte 72 on the former IC&E main line to Savanna.
An special train handling a large transformer for Excelon Energy's Byron Nuclear plant passes the abandoned MILW codeline poles at MP 99 west of Leaf River.
CEFX 1039 leads a colorful consist containing a KCS Southern Belle SD70ACe, and DME 6359, the Mount Rushmore unit west out of Davis Junction on it's way to Nahant, IA.
Canadian Pacific train 470 rolls east along Route 72 and the Leaf River on a beautiful autumn Sunday. Out front is CP 6242 leading CP 6238 and DME 6051.
The stars aligned for a stellar consist on CP 273 to head west for the Mississippi River on a perfect summer day.
All EMD's lead Chicago to Kansas City CP train across Western Illinois on former Milwaukee Road mainline to Savanna.
A pair of 60's lead a pair of 40's east from Savanna toward Chicago.
The sun is fighting to break through the fog as Canadian Pacific train 272 passes a frost covered landscape east of Leaf River, Illinois on March 8, 2013.
Headed west down the former IC&E mainline to CP's Nahant (Davenport, IA) Yard, and ultimately Kansas City and Oklahoma, the Wisconsin & Southern business train is looking good at Leaf River as the... (more)
273 heads off into the sunset for Savanna.
273 makes a quick stop in Leaf River to pick up 2 and set out 1.
Eastbound Nahant - Bensenville road freight passes MP 99 on the old D&I.
CP's Holiday Train runs west on the former IC&E, ex-MILW, west of Leaf River, IL. The cooling towers for Exelon's Byron Nuclear Plant loom in the distance.
Westbound 273 train approaches Adeline as the Byron nuke plant can still be seen in the distance.
A "Skittles" lash-up rounds the Milepost 99 curve in Leaf River, continuing its journey towards Savanna and ultimately, Nahant Yard.