CTA 2153 and 2154 are at IRM's recreated "L" station during nighttime operations on September 1, 2019. The Illinois Railway Museum has a large collection of former Chicago commuter equi... (more)
CTA 2153 and 2154 sit outside the restored 50th Street Station. Built in 1964 by Pullman, they are aluminum-bodied "high performance" air conditioned cars with fiberglass ends that were... (more)
IRM's big Russian Decapod is passing the 1890 interlocking tower that protected the junction of the Milwaukee Road and the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern at Spaulding, just east of Elgin, Illinois.
BN 5383 rests away in Barn 9 at the Illinois Railway Musuem during Labor Day Weekend 2020.
Some of the units currently displayed in yard five, under an amazing sunset.
The North Shore Line Electroliner sits on display at 50th Avenue for Museum Showcase weekend. The Electroliner was recently restored to operating condition but will require interior work to the ca... (more)
Milwaukee Road 118C and the freshly repainted Milwaukee Road dynamometer car are at the head end of the IRM coach train as it comes into the station in Union, IL.
While shoving west, the CB&Q 1923 makes a Railroad Post Office demonstration catch.
ATSF 92 meets BN 5383 at Johnson siding during the 2021 Diesel Days event.
Two (pretend) CB&Q employees unload the baggage/RPO car when the steam coach train comes to a stop in Union, IL.
CNW 6847 and several of IRM's other diesels sit during the Diesel Days 2021 event.
Illinois Terminal 101 (built in 1917) zips down the rails at the Illinois Railway Museum, returning from Kishwaukee Grove.
Streamliner meets Zephyr. CBQ E5 9911A Holds for CNW 411 leading the Coach train down the IRM main!
Diesel Days 2021 at the Illinois Railway Museum is well underway as the CRIP 4506 is on the approach to Seeman Road with the coach train. Originally built as the CRIP 1266 in 1952, she later becam... (more)
Shay 5 was the only steam locomotive operated at IRM in 2020. Here it is departing East Union with a train of socially-distanced passengers.