A long time ago, in a place far far away from my home in Atlanta, an SD40A sporting the Death Star logo will definitely not need refueling on the way from Markham, IL to Pontiac, MI.
Iowa Division train on the ramp to St. Charles Air Line.
Illinois Central SD40A #6018 was built August 1969. Unit was later re# Illinois Central Gulf #6018. In April 1995, unit was rebuilt into SD40-2R and re# back to IC #6018
IC SD40A #6018 rests alongside a GM&O F3 at Bloomington, IL in 1975.
An IC SD40-2R leads some CN power on the daily westbound to Waterloo.
After many many many months of running in darkness all of northwestern Illinois rejoices as M337 now leaves Hawthorne Yard in Cicero anywhere from 3 till late at night......at least there is a cha... (more)
Note stored Santa Fe FM switchers at left
A pair of Deathstars lead southbound train X336 toward Half Day Road in Buffalo Grove.
CN's Dubuque local waits for a southbound ICE manifest to pass before entering the yard.
As IC&E 6448 flys through town with M-MCKC, IC 6018 sits with a WC SD45 after being tied down, after running the local.
The Dubuque local returns to Iowa after leaving the tunnel and BNSF junction across the river.
An unusal transfer from the NS rolls into Arkansas from Memphis with IC 6018 out front of the UP IMEDIX 15. The train is seen here crossing Mound City Road in West Memphis, Arkansas heading west.
Empty CNIC grain train heads west across Iowa after being delivered to East Dubuque by the BNSF.
Daily freight train from Waterloo, IA - Chicago, IL heading east towards Freeport, IL.