A recently reactivated Warbonnet SD75M highballs west through Somonauk with the M CNIKCK. Just over a year ago, BNSF returned SD75M's 8200-8250 to the lease company, Bank of America. A year later,... (more)
Running at full track speed, CB&Q 9911A heads through Somanuk, Illinois just as the last rays of the sun hit the stainless steel trainset.
Not wasting any time at all, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief blows through Somonauk, headed for its next stop at Princeton.
Amtrak 147 and 114 lead the California Zephyr under the now non-functional CB&Q signal bridge in Somonauk
In 10 minutes this Illinois Zephyr will be stopping in Mendota, IL. The Carl Sandburg and the Illinois Zephyr make the 258 mile trip between Chicago, IL, and Quincy, IL, each day with a pair of tr... (more)
A westbound freight train has just passed thru the small town of Somonauk on BNSF Mendota Sub. Somonauk is located at MP 59, around 16 miles west of Aurora.
The first of two eastbound coal trains heads east between Earlville and Somanuk. The corn is ready to harvest soon!
A coal load takes main track #1 underneath a short time CB&Q-era signal bridge at Somonauk.
Bluebonnet GP60 8701 is in charge of the mixed freight from the Belt Railway of Chicago to Galesburg today, followed by a pair of Warbonnet GP60M's and a Warbonnet Dash 9.
The second car of BNSF train M-BRCGAL1-29A was this wrecked CP ES44AC number 8814, mounted on a QTTX 8-axle flat. This train came from the BRC railroad in Chicago and is pictured here just east of... (more)
On BNSF's Mendota Sub.
Number 5 dusts a waiting M-CSXGAL.
This nice looking trio hustles westbound empties under a vintage Q signal bridge as they near 60mph after clearing the Somonauk crossovers.