A Union Pacific local makes its way across the partially frozen Rock River with a lone empty flat car from a customer a little farther west down the line.
One of the few remaining WC GP40s left on the active CN roster heads down the East Belt in Rockford to switch some customers. This job is based out of Freeport Illinois.
WC 3010, one of the few remaining WC GP40s on the CN roster, has already switched one customer, but there is still work to be done on the East Belt.
Saturday, May 2, 1981 finds the eastbound "Blackhawk" coming under the Winnebago Street viaduct as it slows for its station stop in Rockford, IL. P30CH 717 has a pair of Amcoaches and a single Amc... (more)
Earlier in August of '75 during its nationwide tour, the AFT duties had been handed off by the RDG 2101 (AFT #1) to the SP 4449 when the two rendezvoused at Proviso. But it almost didn't happen. ... (more)
Tom Harris sent this location information. "Your photo of the Land O' Corn was taken crossing Corbin St. The empty track immediately left of the train was Case Siding."
Leaving Rockford heading for S Beloit.
Sitting forgotten in a field in industrial Rockford are several relics of the Milwaukee Road, all, like this one, still with their original MILW reporting marks!
Illinois Railway's Rockford job heads north near the Rockford International Airport on trackage once owned by the BN.
Local sitting over the Rock river in downtown Rockford. CN's bridge is in view too.
Local backing out over the Rock river in downtown Rockford.
Thru rain, sleet, snow or street running trains....
I saw him walking out... keep in mind he also had to wait for the automobiles too. "DUH" is all I can think.
Vacant of crossing signs or lights... the local enters the street running on Madison.