COER 1161, running engine light to the engine house in downtown Marion, IL. The crew was out all day and ready for 12 hours rest and come do it all again the next day. The railroad traffic has n... (more)
The COER 1161 shoves into the engine house after working the line. Rumor is that big changes are coming for the COER.
A campaign train for Gov. Jim Thompson takes a siding off the high iron of the Illinois Central somewhere near Marion. The train had been in Cairo earlier for a campaign stop.
CO&E 17 is alive! Thanks to a few smoke bombs, the last steam locomotive used in revenue freight service in the United States (retired 1986) appears to be under steam in the yard at Boone - just ... (more)
Crab Orchard & Egyptian SW1200 #1136 working at Herrin, IL in November 2003.
Former Crab Orchard & Egyptian 2-8-0 No. 17 is displayed near the Boone depot, and was repainted a few years ago. It last ran in September 1986.
Conductor Edward Bridges working in a snowstorm while switching Southern Illinois Railcar at the west end of the line
Static display at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Built by the Canadian Locomotive Co. in 1940
#17 sitting outside of the engine house on a perfect morning.