The DL&W twins sit outside the roundhouse at Steamtown, waiting to be prepped for an excursion the upcoming weekend.
Franklin Park, Illinois' Railroad Daze event was a hit again this year, with people young and old from near and far flocking to the Tower B-12 Historic Site to enjoy good food, great bands, and a ... (more)
As it began to pull forward into the yard at Bensenville, CP 9784 and it's train separated as the first car's coupler gave out. Here, Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern 6201 leads it's manifest with fi... (more)
With nothing else to do around the house, I set out and went over to a little farm road crossing on the Geneva Subdivision and spent the day. After seeing UP 1995 and CNW 8701 together running tow... (more)
Metra 173 leads an outbound scoot by the farthest western crossing on the commuter railroad's system at Milepost 49.23 of Union Pacific's Geneva Subdivision.
An increasingly rare pair of Illinois Central SD70s make their way west on the Indiana Harbor Belt towards Gibson Yard and beyond.
In 2013, New York City's Grand Central Terminal will celebrate it's 100th Anniversary of serving passengers as they travel throughout the northeastern portion of the United States. Although a cent... (more)
A duo of AC6000CWs is stopped just short of Blue Island Tower after the lead unit experienced engine trouble on it's way east.
As Lufthansa Flight #430 is at the end of it's journey from Frankfurt, Germany as it descends towards runway 10 at KORD (Chicago O'hare), CP 272 swings around the curve at Wood Dale and slows for ... (more)
UP 7378 has just passed an eastbound counterpart (seen in the background at CP Peck) and is now making it's way up the hill east of La Fox.
After clearing CP Peck, UP 7034 hauls it's manifest up the hill at Milepost 39 just east of La Fox.
UP 5761 crests the top of the hill at La Fox, Illinois, and begins it's run down the eastward slope with a train of loaded Commonwealth Edison (CWEX) hoppers bound for the generating station south... (more)
Illinois Railway's CF7 No. 5 sits on a trestle just east of Ladd, Illinois, as it slowly makes it's way to La Salle.
While waiting for Conductor Spika to set a few switches, Engineer Vahey checks out the inner bowels of CF7 No. 5 as it prepares to make the short trip back to La Salle with a cut of new hoppers.
Engineer Kevin Vahey works the throttle on Illinois Railnet 5 as it works it's way up a hill east of Zearing with a cut of cars that have just been interchanged with the BNSF.