OMLX GP38-3 #1019 leads a string of empty BNSF coal cars to Ottawa, as some fall colors hang on in mid October. Heading north across a little bridge just south of town, this is the last of the coa... (more)
The last one? For years, the Illinois Railway Streator Branch has been home to a significant number of stored BNSF coal cars. Lately, the IR has slowly been removing the cars to send back to the B... (more)
CSX 6900 and a GP 38-2 lead a few sand cars back to Ottawa yard. The day before this was taken, there was a Chessie cat on the blank nose. The Chessie logo was taken off the day before due to a cr... (more)
IAIS 510 leads an extra BISI on the former Rock Island w/ US Silica in the background.
IAIS 513 leads BICB passed a Rock Island searchlight signal in Ottawa.
Iowa 502 leads CBBI past the old Rock depot in Ottawa.
CSX J741 passes the old depot in Ottawa with an MP15T leading the way.
CSX 9969 leads the eastbound Geometry train out of Ottawa Yard, bound for Barr Yard in Riverdale.
The US Silica Job slowly rolls down Fremont Street with a pair of former UP Geeps.
Eastbound CSX track geometry train is seen passing Ottawa Railcar Services and the Rock Island distant signal for the Illinois Railway diamond in Ottawa.
Eastbound track geometry train crosses the Illinois Railway at Ottawa, IL.
The Illinois Railway runs along Fremont Street in Ottawa with a handful of cars from U.S. Silica.
NKC 2 works ADM Terminal Services just outside Ottawa, IL.
CSX track geometry train is seen departing Ottawa Yard to complete testing on the New Rock Sub.