CN A407 heads north on a haze afternoon with two Illinois Central SD70s, 1005 & 1022, and a CN NA scheme SD40-2W. They are seen here splitting the ancient Illinois Central coaling towers that can ... (more)
IC SD70 1000 leads CN L515 East around the Gary/Chicago airport. The trailing 4 units are dead and drained and their future is unknown, but likely not looking very bright.
A408, lead by a duo of Illinois Central SD70s, cruises South through Neoga. A few miles to the North, in Mattoon, they met Northbound A407, which was also powered by two Illinois Central SD70s. It... (more)
A407 rolls through Neoga. In a few miles, they'll roll into Mattoon where a meet with the counterpart Southbound, A408 will occur.
After working the yard in Effingham, A407 rockets North through Sigel.
Moments after sunrise, a pair of IC SD70s lead A407 North towards Effingham.
Illinois Central returns home to Homewood. Retired IC 8408 and a caboose sit on display at the Homewood Metra station, while CN L536 passes by on the former Illinois Central ‘Mainline of Mid-Ame... (more)
A trio of IC SD40-3s lead ore loads South through Grand Lake.
Seen high above Bronzeville in Chicago, CNs L536 transfer crawls out of the city with two Illinois Central paint SD70s for power.
CNs Glenn to Kirk transfer winds along the Chicago sub with a pair of CNs finest SD70s. Both still sporting the Illinois Central “Deathstar” scheme, an icon to the Chicago area.
L536 traverses south out of Downtown Chicago at 31st Street with a duo of IC SD70’s on a warm afternoon.
An eastbound train is departing the yard at Freeport IL.
IC SD70 1022 leads CN L536 South through Matteson.
IC SD70 1011 heads east on the Wainwright Sub with Roberts Bank, BC to Chicago, IL train 116.
A pair of IC SD70s lead CN L536 South through Flossmoor.