L CHI105 highballs west through the small town of Ransom, passing the large grain elevator complex on a beautiful, summer evening. Leading the charge is a Cascade green SD40-2, #1706.
BNSF GP39E 2740, still wearing its Burlington Northern paint, leads the L-CHI105 westbound on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision ducking under the Ransom grain elevator.
Santa Fe’s 198 train, running from Chicago to Los Angeles, curves through Ransom, Illinois, in the very last sunlight of April 16, 1994.
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief, powered by a pair of GE B32BWH locomotives in “Pepsi Can” colors, flies through Ransom, Illinois, on May 2, 1992. Deadheading to California is a Amfleet coach b... (more)
A pair of BNSF H1 SD40-2s lead Local 105 west through Ransom.
A former BN GP30 rebuild leads Local 105 west through Ransom.
Snow in April? Sure, why not! M CHIGAL heads west by the Ransom grain elevator with a quad of thundering EMD's, led by a Cascade green GP39-2.
BNSF 1464 leads L-CHI105 through the grain elevator in Ransom Illinois.
A Eastbound intermodal passes under a large grain elevator at Ransom, IL. The Ex Santa Fe Transcon sure doesn't disappoint, with lots of trains and great rural scenery.
Passing underneath the giant grain elevator in Ransom, IL is CSXT 856 and another CSXT GE locomotive in charge of a long intermodal train (BNSF Q CXOLAC1 15L). This train originated in at the inte... (more)
BNSF 1640 still in Santa Fe bluebonnet paint leads two former Santa Fe Warbonnets on M-CHIGAL through Ransom Illinois just shortly before midnight.
CN 2455 leads a vehicle train under the highway with a field of windmills in the background on a beautiful spring day.
BNSF and NS units lead stacks eastbound through the small village of Ransom, IL on the BNSF Chillicothe Sub passing a rather large grain facility, seen from the Route 170 overpass.
BNSF 7129 leads a Z-train west under the grain elevator complex in Ransom.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes good time near Ransom, IL on a late sunny June afternoon behind new General Electric P32BWH locomotives. The "Pepsi can" scheme certainly made shooting Amt... (more)