Waiting to leave town
FURX 5551 pulls a solid sized train down the old NYC in Paris, IL to serve the mill and eventually some businesses on the south end of this line. Paris used to be a pretty big railroad town with t... (more)
Two FURX locomotives bring a Cicero (BNSF) to Landers (NS) stack transfer through La Grange, IL on the IHB.
FURX GP38-2 5524 leads a transfer of stacks to Landers yard east through Bridgeview.
FURX 5524 takes an intermodal transfer through Oak Lawn on the old Wabash mainline during the day’s last light.
After about 7 inches of snow falling across Central Illinois, the first train of the day on the Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad cuts across the Illinois plains. With the FURX 5551 and HLCX 421... (more)
The famed engineer Rivera keeps his eyes peeled down the track for any obstructions as he approaches a grade crossing near Murdock.
Decatur and Eastern Illinois Railroad train 101 enters yard limits at the Tuscola yard with a 4,500ft train
Big Mason City bound consists have been the normal for many many years on this trackage. Heavy grades over the 117 miles between Mason City and Marquette was always a challenge for the railroads. ... (more)
First Union Rail's 5574 (ex Norfolk Southern GP38-2) has been working with two BNSF units between Longmont and Fort Collins, as well as making the occasional run to Boulder and Broomfield, Colorad... (more)
FURX 5569 leads train DREI 101 through the small town of La Place Illinois.
FURX 5569 leads train DREI 101 through the small town of Atwood Illinois.