HAPPY 50TH AMTRAK!!......The service was called the Blackhawk running from Chicago to Dubuque and return.......the start date was 74 not 71.......Tom.
Photographer unknown, from my collection.
UP 1038 rolls through downtown Rockford.
UP 1038 has just entered street running on Madison street, as MOW personnel walk the train over some questionable track.
CN 2659 is clearing the rails off after the first snowstorm of the 2015/2016 Winter.
New paint is still a year away as ICE 4207 & 4206 show off their SP roots as they bring a freight thru Rockford, IL in May of 2004. ICE 4207 is ex-SP 7246 and is now Copper Basin 304.
UP GP40-2 5245 leads the KD local south down the street trackage in Rockford and past Mary's Place,
With their work in the Rockford area all finished, UP 5245 and crew are well on their way back to Belvidere.
Union Pacific still does some good old fashion street running in Rockford.
UP 5245 and company ease through Sinnissippi Park on a gorgeous Fall day.
CN SD60 5467 leads the Furball south down a industrial branch in Rockford.
UP GP40-2 5245 brings up the rear of the KD local as it crosses the Rock River.
HLCX GP38-2 1003 sits in Rockford, leased to the Illinois Railway.
UP GP40-2 5245 leads the KD Local back home to Belvidere.
UP GP60 1038 leads the KD local across the Rock River bridge in Rockford.