On 26 Oct of 2003 it was common to get a surprise when out photographing trains. I had to check my eyes here at this scene as the bright yellow erupted the late afternoon shadows. Here train ZCSL... (more)
The CNW twins pose with some of IRM's CNW equipment for CNW Days.
A CNW line up at IRM with the 411, 4160, 1689, 6847, 8646. The CNW 4160 has since been stripped of its CNW paint in preparation for a fresh paint job.
The last two units on the Union Pacific roster that still retain fallen flag reporting marks bask in perfect afternoon sun along with BN U30C #5383. After a short stint in service this spring, the... (more)
One of the two remaining CNW-painted units on Union Pacific leads an eastbound Global transfer job through some of the last standing CNW-style signals left on the ex-Chicago Northwestern mainline.
The CNW twins, back from 16 months of storage at the Illinois Railway Museum, lead IG2G2 east into Elburn.
After delivering the IG2G2 turn to Global 3, the CNW twins made a rather quick turn as they lead autoracks east past the Elburn Co-Op in Meridith, IL. They would deliver this train to the yard in ... (more)
After being in storage at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union for over a year, the CNW 8646 and 8701 were sent to Proviso last week to be reactivated and are seen here in Rochelle, leading the Gl... (more)
Train MELNP-31 is about to cross the Mississippi Missouri divide at Arcadia Iowa on 12-31-14.The Chicago and Northwestern 8646 is leading today's train. The 8646 is one of two units still painted ... (more)
With severe storms rapidly approaching IRM the decision was made to cancel the night photo shoot due to the heavy rains and lightning, which was a great call as those storms were intense. Though t... (more)
A very unusual trip for the CNW 8646 on the BNSF Aurora sub, here it is seen in Polo going under what was the former Illinois Central.
A Chicago and North Western coal train crests the top of Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming, on July 7, 1994. Two new C44-9Ws lead an older C40-8 as power, all in nice, clean yellow and green…
One of the twins got to sneak out on the ex CB&Q's Aurora Sub on April 30th 2015.
Here in West Milledgeville IL seen leading a Vehicle train bound for Portland.