Norfolk Southern train ELSF has just turned the corner off of the Streator connection and continues west on the ex-Santa Fe main.
During the fall of 2001 the BNSF was performing a lube oil test using a trio of Santa Fe painted SD45's. The SD45's along with a Santa Fe test car were tucked in behind a trio of Oakway SD60's fo... (more)
A rare lashup of a quartet of LLPX SD38-2's leads a westbound manifest up to the Savanna yard office. These units are ex-Reserve Mining and have spent the last several years working on the BNSF, ... (more)
Car #285, built in 1914 by the St. Louis Car Co., has just arrived in from Springfield with train #72. The New York Central depot of the Peoria & Eastern district is visible to the left. James L... (more)
Minntac loads heading south, with only seven miles to go before reaching Two Harbors.
Southbound mixed freight behind an A-B-B set of F7's pounds across the TP&W diamond while the tower operator gives the train the once over. The tower of course is long gone but the depot stands t... (more)
The Clinton local departs the "City of Seven Smells" for Nahant yard in Davenport behind three GP9's and a GP7.
With only a couple of months to go before the Santa Fe takeover, the engine pit at East Peoria still yielded quite a variety of units. From left to right: GP40 #1000, GP30 #700, C424 #800, a GP3... (more)
The morning after Thanksgiving finds SD9 603 leading an SD40 and an SD45 on this northbound going up the Marquette sub.
Trio of M-636's pulling through the loader at the Mont Wright ore mine.
An SD28 along with a pair of SD18's grind up the hill from Silver Bay with tailings loads. The train is headed for the tailings basin at milepost #7.
Train R383 with three miles to go before reaching the crew change point of Garrett, Indiana.
DL-109 #623 with passenger train #21 pauses at Joliet station to load passengers before continuing west. James Lennon photo. Barry Lennon collection.