The Electroliner races westward. Restoration work continues on the Liner set, but it is able to move under it's own power for special events.
Pennsy GG-1 number 4927 is being prepared for a night shoot at the museum. Seen here after having temporary lighting installed. WCL 7525 and ATW (C&IM) 30 flank the GG-1.
Frisco 1630's engineer surveys the route ahead as the locomotive poses at Depot Street.
Frisco 1630, built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1918, brings the night coach train past Spaulding tower as it arrives at the East Union depot.
The AAPRCO excursion train, lead by Metra's C&NW heritage unit, is paced by IRM's C&NW 411 and the bilevel set as they cross Seemann Road.
AAPRCO held their annual convention in Chicago this year, one of the excursions was a trip to IRM. Here the excursion train, lead by Metra's C&NW heritage unit, is paced by IRM's C&NW 411 and the ... (more)
BN-3 (EMD E9AM), SLGR 515 displayed at IC 4035 (EMD E8A), BN-1 (EMD F9A rebuilt) and MILW 118-C (EMD F7A) are all lined up in yard five, under the stars.
An eclectic line up... Canadian Pacific graciously sent a fresh rebuild unit to IRM for display during the EMD 100th anniversary celebration that was held there. Here four EMD products are lined... (more)
Electro Motive's 100th anniversary celebration was held at the Illinois Railway Museum. Several locomotives were shipped to the museum for display Here EMDX 7231 was staged on the west wye adjac... (more)
EMD "Banana Demonstrator" 7231 at IRM for EMD's 100th anniversary celebration. Here the unit is coupled to the coach train on station track 2 as a storm passes near by.
The cab unit line up at IRM during the Diesel Days event. From front to rear, CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A), C&NW 411 (EMD F7A), METX 308 (EMD F7A), IPH 515 (EMD E8A), BN 3 (EMD E8A) and BN 1 (EMD F9A Re... (more)
Three of a kind at the coach yard as METX 89. 77 and 85 all wait for Monday as they layover the weekend.
The conductor checks the platform as NCS 117 makes the stop at Round Lake Beach. The recently rebuilt 98 leading the way on a wet evening.
T4 heads for Metra territory as it passes Fox lake and the Fox River on a rare daylight run to Chicago.
Some of the units currently displayed in yard five, under an amazing sunset.