After over 100 years of service, the independent J is down to its last day. The railroad did itself proud with this train, the Line Train, seen passing through Dyer bound for Kirk Yard in Gary.
The EJ&E Line Train West, bound for Joliet, has two off-line UP units in consist as it rounds the curve, crosses the GTW, and heads west at Griffith.
EJE&E 657 leans into the sharp curve that leads the EJ&E mainline from south to west at Griffith, IN. The train is bound for Joliet, IL.
A UP locomotive pokes its head out of the first of two tunnels on Track 2 at Yuba Pass. The unit is leading a heavy grain train down Donner Pass.
A heavy UP westbound roars through Truckee as it heads up the east slope of Donner Pass. The restored SP yellow depot is to the left. Exhaust from the train's four unit mid-train helper and single... (more)
After meeting an eastbound at Shed 10, this loaded covered hopper train rolls downhill on Track 2 through Yuba Pass on a gorgeous late Autumn day in the Sierras. The train is passing the site wher... (more)
After waiting behind the MNACC in Genoa siding for the passage of westbound MCCNA, the Huron, SD - Belt Railway Chicago manifest is back on the move towards Chicagoland. It is passing a classic gr... (more)
ICE's daily Belt Railway Chicago - Nahant, IA manifest is being led by three matching SD40-2's in blue and yellow.
The early morning fog is thick as ever, obscuring the entire depot scene at Wilton, IA. The two steamers aren't helping with clarity as they steam through. Diesels just cannot do this!
IAIS's westbound Blue Island-Council Bluffs manifst is massively overpowered as it departs up the steep grade out of the Mississippi River Valley. The consists is: SD38-2, SD38-2, GP38-2 (DIT), th... (more)
With downtown Davenport, IA in the background, ICE power sits in Nahant Yard waiting for new assignments.
In the autumn of the ICE's life, it's nice to see all the blue and yellow power congregated around Nahant's engine facility.
IAIS's doubleheaded steam freight powers out of Walcott, IA after taking on water. The QJ's put on quite a loud and smoky show!
As MRL 116 rests at the MRL engine terminal, a BNSF trackage rights train rolls by on the main passing the former Montana Hotel in downtown Missoula.
After an active series of moves, the Chicago Terminal Railroad's shipper special rests on the former Peerless spur at the end of Lakewood Branch just south of Diversey Ave. Peerless was closed las... (more)