WSOR switching the elevator in Ripon
One of the last original Great Northern signals stands guard over the Empire Builder at Shelby Montana
An outbound Suburban train arrives in Naperville on a cool, crisp autumn day.
The Southern Heritage Unit leads an empty bulk oil train to the oil fields of North Dakota.
Amtrak begins its journey towards California.
A westbound CSX train rolls thru Defiance with the typical midwest railroading stuff in the background - the snow melter, crossing gate, my trusty Saturn and railfanning friend.
The [i]Southwest Chief[/i]begins its journey to Los Angeles, passing under the ex IC / CCP Freeport Subdivision.
Amtrak 63 on train 303 departing the new station of Bloomington-Normal.
One the flagship of the CN fleet, this SD40-2 is now assigned to training new conductors out of the Stevens Point crew base. I wonder if the careers of these new hires will as long as the career o... (more)
Amtrak's Veteran's Unit leads the westbound Southwest Chief into Naperville.
After 2 days of pulling passenger trains, the QJ 6988 returned to Newton Iowa pulling a revenue freight train.
Coal train working in Glenwood Springs Colorado. When I took this shot, I did not imagine I would spend the rest of the morning chasing it thru the hills out Colorado.
Amtrak 170 pulls its heart out trying to maintain track speed with an 8 car Texas Beagle headed for St. Louis and beyond.
Switching the industrial park north of Henry.
UP 5780 leads an empty coal train under the endangered CNW signal bridge at Nelson. In the background you can see the Nelson coaling tower, long out of use but still in place. For now.