The C&NW 411 is ready to return her train to the shop after a successful day. This was the 411's first day in service after having rehab work completed.
As the sun sets, the 411 and her bl-level train is prepared for a night photo shoot. This was the 411's first day in service after having rehab work completed.
The WC 7525 and the C&NW 6847 sit side by side on the steam servicing leads at the Illinois Railway Museum.
C&NW 1689, C&NW 6847, C&NW 8646, and C&NW 8701. After a short stint of mainline use by Union Pacific, the twins have returned to IRM for storage.
C&NW 1689, C&NW 6847, C&NW 8646, and C&NW 8701 all sit under a crescent moon at the Illinois Railway Museum.
C&NW 8646, C&NW 8701 and C&NW 6847 sit under the stars at the Illinois Railway Museum.
The Union Pacific railroad has placed the C&NW "twins" in storage due to a down turn in traffic. The storage location just happens to be the Illinois Railway Museum. Seen here, the C&N... (more)
The maroon motor in Oelwein. Hub City Heritage Corporation Railroad Museum
Departing the station for her last time this year, the 9911A heads east for Kishwaukee Grove.
Showcase weekend coming up at the Illinois Railway Museum... These fine units are all resting the night away in yard 5 at IRM..
The 92 has been pulled out for showcase weekend at the Illinois Railway Museum... and with this evenings storm, she is freshly washed... a little lightning to brighten the sky.
This morning's line up in yard 5. The BN 1 is an F9, the BN 3 is and E9, the MILW 118-C is an F7, and last in line is the MILW 37-A, another E9.
Ready for a 2030 departure... Recently repainted display unit was fired up for the first time in 30 years! Not ready for excursions yet, a lot more work to be done, including getting from tractio... (more)
A westbound rolls under the classic cantilever signal while Orion flies by overhead in this 11 minute exposure.
The Frisco 1630 waits to run her last train of the evening. During the Illinois Railway Museum's showcase weekend event, Saturday included night running.