Having seen better days this ex-GM&O GP35 sits inside the K-25 facility in Oak Ridge, TN, now part of the Southern Appalacia Rail Museum collection. Now wearing VLIX (Vintage Locomotive, Inc.) re... (more)
westbound Joliet Union Station
Check out the mixture of equipment on this train. GM&O E7A 101 leads a Milwaukee E9A followed my a hodge-podge of passenger cars.
As seen from the cab of the Flying Scotsman, which happened to be parked on a house track for display, a GM&O meet is captured at Joliet. UD Tower and Joliet Union Station are behind the photogra... (more)
It's 2:30pm on a Sunday afternoon, and patrons disembark from The Limited at Springfield about 60 days before this named-train would become a part of the disappearing railroad blues in the U.S. M... (more)
The Limited makes a station stop at Springfield. The train was due in at 2:30P, departing Chicago Union Station at 11:10A, perfect timing to have Sunday dinner aboard the train. Roundtrip fare: ... (more)
Longtime NWI-NRHS (Rockford, IL.) member Gerald Van Alstyne rode a Chicago to Springfield roundtrip the chapter sponsored prior to startup of Amtrak service. The group rode to Springfield on the ... (more)
The evening commuter to Joliet.
Obviously an Amtrak train.
The CB&Q Coach Yard is full of commuter coaches. A few intercity cars can be seen in the back.