Yellow and green in the land of warbonnetsOn June 23, 1996, an eastbound Chicago & North Western (well, Union Pacific by this date, but still doesn’t look like it) intermodal train spri... (more)
The old Santa Fe steel trestle at Media is dearly missed, but the new concrete and steel bridge is nonetheless a rather impressive structure nestled in the rolling hills of western Illinois. Here,... (more)
Santa Fe GE C40-8W No. 905 and EMD SD75M No. 240 lead an eastbound freight over Media Trestle just east of Media, Illinois, on June 23, 1996.
On a hot summer evening just east of Media, Illinois, a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train crosses Media Trestle powered by Santa Fe GP20 No. 3031 and two BN SD40-2s on June 28, ... (more)
A Los Angeles to North Baltimore, OH, stack train rumbles across the new Media Bridge. This 741 foot long bridge that was replaced in 2018, replacing the one built in 1910. The new bridge doesn't ... (more)
A San Bernardino bound Q-train roll across the 741 foot long Media bridge. The bridge was replaced in 2018, replacing the one built in 1910. The new bridge doesn't have as cool of look as the old ... (more)
The BNSF put together some dog breakfast power consists today on the Transcon. Here is one of them on a Galesburg to KC manifest train. The train rumbles west over this 741 foot long bridge that w... (more)
A 12 locomotive power move bound for Kansas City rolls over the large bridge near the small town of Media Illinois.
Having just been baner tested at Smithshire, BNSF 8318 and company get all 17,600 horses tugging on the drawbars to accelerate the train back to trackspeed. The motors have just crossed the brand ... (more)
BNSF 5540 leads a westbound intermodal over the since-replaced Media trestle.
An eastbound Q-train crosses the new bridge over the Ellison Creek valley at Media.
An eastbound manifest crosses the new bridge at Media.
An eclectic deuce of locomotives hustle a 96-car Tulsa, OK to Galesburg, IL high-priority mixed merchandise train H TULGAL9 10A across the immense Ellison Creek trestle near the small community of... (more)
A westbound stack train flies over Media trestle.