Down to his CB&Q cap and overalls, Roger was the engineer this day. The cab of the BN 9908.
The sunset is close to being over and the blue hour begins. In this 30 second exposure four cab units displayed, BN 1 F9A, C&NW 411 F7A, MILW 118-C F7A, and MILW 37-A E9A.
The 1689 retains her stream generator details from its early days in commuter service. The 1689 is viewed here in yard 3 at IRM.
The very first SD type locomotive, built in May 1951 as General Motors Electro-Motive Division's prototype Demonstrator #990. The 1518 is viewed here in yard 2 at IRM.
IRM's "dash 8" sits on station track 1 for the night during diesel weekend .
The Union Pacific Railroad provided two locomotives for display during the Illinois Railway Museums diesel weekend. Here the UP 1996, the SP heritage locomotive is displayed on the west wye.
The Union Pacific Railroad provided two locomotives for display during the Illinois Railway Museums diesel weekend. Here the UP 1988, the MKT heritage locomotive is sitting on the west wye.
The "Silver Pilot" and the "Nebraska Zephyr" complete a switching move during a thunder storm.
The 92 displayed in yard two, a couple of years before funding was donated to make it a running locomotive again.
Night operations are underway for "showcase weekend" at IRM. Here the 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr are poised on station track two as a set of North Shore cars pass on the mainline.
The control stand of the GBW 2407, built in May of 1960 as the Santa Fe 841. This unit is operational at IRM.
An interior cab view of the 1953 built GP7 at IRM.
The control stand of the BN U30C at IRM.
Union Pacific GTEL turbine X-18 basks in evening sun on a display track at the Illinois Railway Museum.
M&E 18 rests at IRM while waiting for more movement upon new arrival.