With the BNSF SD75Ms being reactivated, the end of the line at Silvis has changed. The 534 started life in 1952 as Milw 2209, a SD7. It was rebuilt to the SD10 in 1975. Retired by CP in 2001 and... (more)
Sitting unassigned at Nahant after needing to be rescued the day before stalling with a train in Princeton, IA.
This matched pair seems to have been together for a while. Here they drag four cars from Moline into Rock Island, passing the Quad Cities Industrial Center in the back ground.
Class unit 500 leads 334 on 1 main towards Chicago. If one is a fan of the search light signals, now is the time to get your shots at Wadsworth.
Ducking under the St. Charles Airline, 818's train is close to arriving at Chicago's Union Station.
A few new units in the group... Two new gensets still awaiting testing for service as well as the 605 in the back ground, returning from the AAR test center in Pueblo.
Good Morning Chicago! As the blue hour begins, an early Milwaukee District West line train coasts the last 1.5 miles into CUS.
Recently reactivated, a trio of freshly painted SD60s pull 98 loads towards Chicago and the BRC.
A westbound extra holds the main at East Union. C&NW 6847, retired as UP 3028, leads a photo freight at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Part of Illinois Railway Museum's 60th anniversary was prominently displaying one of the two remaining gas turbine locomotives. Built in 1960, placed out of service in 1970.
Two unique noses... As a storm nears, the Nebraska Zephyr rapidly off loads passengers on station 1 while the CSS 803 holds down station track 2 in the back ground.
The C&NW commuter train pauses at Spaulding tower as it waits for traffic to clear.
The conductor climbs aboard for a switch move, as the cloud deck begins to clear.
Rain puddles reflect the big 800 class unit
as it rests on station track 2 after the storm.
On her first day of running in service in over 20 years, the big 800 class unit takes the spot light in a night photo shoot under a spectacular, stormy sky.