Chciago & Illinois Midland SD9 51 was found in Springfield, Illinois, on June 25, 1983. Built in November 1955, this engine was no longer a part of the railroad's roster by this day (- note the m... (more)
Penn Central F7A 721, former Rio Grande 5721. PC bought 10 D&RGW F units, F7A 5721 & 5754 and F7B 5712 & 5733 were mechanically sound and kept for service. The other units were sent to EMD for t... (more)
The Bloomington-Venice freight has completed its work at Ridgely Yard and is waiting for a new crew as the storm clears.
EJE 668 leads the CN local south through Springfield.
A pair of horseheads hustle NS 145 around the curve between Hazel Dell & West End Siding westward, bound for Kansas City.
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era.
Awaiting truck work, Prairie Central GE U30B sits outside the C&IM’s shop at Springfield, Illinois, in March 1984. Prairie Central Railway was a short-lived short line that operated on former Conr... (more)
NS SD70ACe 1147 does some switching in Springfield with a manifest.
A Roger Puta Photograph
GM&O Alco S2 No.12 switching cars at Springfield, Illinois. This unit began its life on the Alton Railroad in 1944 and would have a thirty-plus year career before being retired by the Illinois C... (more)
Texas Eagle heads through Springfield
Southbound #1 The Limited crossing the Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway and passing Ridgely tower in Springfield, Illinois. Its October 04, 1959. Photo taken from my slide collection, No photog... (more)
Northbound #4, The Limited, is making its station stop at Springfield station on August 16, 1968.
Built in 1945 units 100-100A/103-103A were originally Alton R.R. locomotives with the same numbers.