Chicago & Illinois Midland EMD RS1325 No. 30, along with EMD SW1200 No. 20, sit outside near the railroad’s shop at Springfield, Illinois, in February 1984. Constructed by EMD in October 1960, C... (more)
At Springfield's B&O yard, an Alco FA-2 and two F7B's led by 4028 in the famous "Sunburst" paint scheme. This was one of the "modern" changes which took place during the B&O's... (more)
The daily Chicago-to-KC freight rolls through what's left of the ex-IC yard just after meeting KC-2 (KC to Chicago). In a few minutes, at a spot called Brickyard, the train will curve onto a form... (more)
Chicago to Kansas City train CK-1 waits just east/north of Starnes Tower as an N&W freight moves through the plant.
A few weeks into the era of N&W control of IT, a freight behind mixed IT and N&W diesels comes out of IT's little Springfield yard and is about to cross over onto the N&W main to end east.
Geeps bring the Chicago-Kansas City train out of Springfield on a cold, gray day. This track and the parallel ex-Wabash main were reconfigured/rerouted in the 1990s to reduce auto/train conflicts... (more)
A pair of GP35s - with Chessie System numbers, but still in faded WM paint - are assisted by a GP30 and GP9 in CS colors as they head east from Springfield with a short freight (that includes a fl... (more)
Pulling Through The Fog. Snow still covers much of the ground as Amtrak 22 (Texas Eagle) pulled into Springfield, Illinois on Monday, January 4, 2021. Amtrak 146 (P42DC) hauls both Webb Rai... (more)
The Bloomington-Venice local waits for Amtrak's northbound Ann Rutledge to pass.
BNSF 8442 leads a loaded coal drag down the Illinois & Midland on the approach to Shops Tower in Springfield, IL. The train will get a recrew at Shops Yard before rolling out its final miles to Ki... (more)
No photographer listed on slide, from my collection.
Unknown photographer listed on slide, from my collection.
The RS1325 is unique to the Chicago & Illinois Midland. It looks like a U.S. version B-B GMD1. No photographer listed on slide.