With light snow falling, Santa prepares to board the Happy Holiday Railway. The Chicago and North Western 6847 (EMD SD40-2) is set up as a photo opportunity on the side.
The Milwaukee Road 118-C (EMD F7A) and the Milwaukee Road 1603 (ALCO HH-660) on display for Diesel Days
The Shay brings the caboose train back from a trip to Jefferson Street.
The CB&Q 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr sit posed for a night photo shoot during the 2011 "Train Festival" event.
The BN 5383 had the Nebraska Zephyr on the west wye for brake shoe adjustments.
During Diesel Day's the coach train was powered by the CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A), SLRG 102 (EMD E9B), and BN-3 (EMD E9AM) for a trip. Here the train has reversed from station to the main to complete... (more)
From August 9, 2019, the diesel shop or barn 2. From the left, BN-3 (EMD E9AM) and SLRG 102 (EMD E9B) are coming into station 2. On track 21 whe have the METX 308 (EMD F7A), next on track 22 the C... (more)
The CN&W 1689 is set to lead the bi-level train, with the BN 3 (EMD E9AM) on the rear to provide HEP, on station track one. On station two, the UP 1848 (GE B40-8) is set to lead the coach train, ... (more)
Three General Electric locomotives take the spotlight in IRM's yard 5 during Diesel Day's.
From the left: TTI 260 (GE U28B), BN 5383 (GE U30C), and UP 1848 (GE B40-8)
Metra MDN train 2141 rolls in to the sweet light, as it is just seconds from arriving at Fox Lake.
One of these things is not like the other... The Yard 5 lineup for Diesel Day's at IRM. From the left, TTI 260 (GE U28B), BN 5383 (GE U30C), UP 1848 (GE B40-8) and AMTK 945 (EMD/ASEA AEM 7).
The coach train rolls eastbound through the farm fields in Union, IL. Burlington Northern 1 (EMD F9A) leads five F Unit set, trailing are the Burlington Northern 2 (EMD F9B), Metra 308 (EMD F7A), ... (more)
A special line-up in yard five for IRM's Diesel Days. A group of three General Electric locomotives is headed up by the newest arrival, the TTI 260.
The Silver Pilot and the Nebraska Zephyr were out for some maintenance in preparation for IRM's Diesel Days.
The U28B is moved to the diesel shop for inspections to begin. Much thanks goes to CSX for donating the locomotive to IRM.