The Silver Pilot leads its train from the Illinois Railroad Museum, Union, IL, into West Chicago via C&NW trackage. The train will interchange with BN and make its way to Ft. Worth, TX to help BN ... (more)
An IC “Blue Devil” leads a Barn C40-8M, SD60, and SD70M-2, as it approaches the diamonds with the UP Geneva Sub @ JB Tower.
Once in a blue devil! An Illinois Central Blue Devil takes charge of A490 as it heads south past JB tower with a friendly crew.
Illinois Railroad Museum's CB&Q Nebraska Zephyr passenger train went on loan to BN in December 1993, and is seen here on its ferry trip to Ft. Worth, TX. The train is exiting the Belvidere-Rockfor... (more)
The Kenefick passenger car adorns this lit sign to commemorate the UP 4014 Big Boy's tour of the Midwest.
Metra 171 leads an eastbound commuter train across the diamond at West Chicago on a warm, summer evening.
With UP 4014 put away for the day, UPY 730 sets to work spoting the different pieces of the steam special's equipment around the railroad's West Chicago Provo Training Center grounds. As this take... (more)
Shoving the business car Kenefick back to it's final spot, UP 4014 puts on a show even just simply spotting one car at the railroad's West Chicago Provo Training Center.
Photographers, fans and members of the general public armed with their smartphones try their hand at snapping the best photo of UP 4014 possible as the massive 4-8-8-4 pauses during switching move... (more)
With it's boiler slowly realigning with the frame, UP 4014 puts on a show of steam and smoke as it carefully shoves it's train into the Provo Training Center at West Chicago.
An Interlocking Tower Sees Steam Again. UP 4014 slowly eases across the diamond and the EJ&E trackage here in West Chicago as it passes the iconic JB Tower. The current tower, built in 1926... (more)
UPY GP15-1 730 switches out 4014's train in West Chicago.
A fake IC C44-9W leads a Q train north through control point "Thorn" north of West Chicago.
Union Pacific "Big Boy" 4014 sits quiet at the Larry S. Provo training center in West Chicago, Illinois.
History Is Made. As an outbound Metra train slows to a stop, crowds swarm toward the right-of-way at West Chicago to catch a glimpse of the visitor from the Midwest - UP 4014. Today is a hi... (more)