CN train A42391-01 slows for the 20 MPH speed restriction at the Carbondale yard office, about a 1 mile behind me. North Carbondale is where the Double track goes back to single track until Shafe... (more)
Amtrak 390 sit in the rock in down town Carbondale, IL on the first night of December. This train will depart at 07:30 from Carbondale. The Cabbage car will lead the train to Chicago.
Running 24 minutes late, Amtrak 391 prepares to make the final stop before Carbondale, IL where the train will be turned and ready for 392 and be back in Chicago, IL for the night.
A Coal train sits tied down in Gorham, IL. With storms building to the southeast of town, the train and the town are still in sun light, not for long.
A coal train makes it way form the mine out in the Powder River Basin, to the Unloading facilities at COOK coal Terminal. Goreville is the crest of a 1.1 present grade on the Union Pacific's Mario... (more)
CN A43291-24 heads south with a " Blue Goose" and a SD60F, in Carbondale, IL. 60 years ago this would have been a Busy yard with Steam locomotives 5 rail lines all coming together and a big passe... (more)
A sunset and a clear.