In the bright morning sun, Keokuk Junction 1752 and 1750 make a stop at a rural crossing outside of Canton, IL. The train is a special Santa train that runs between Peoria and Canton, IL.
On December 30th, the Christmas decorations are still up at KC Union Station.
An unpatched SP GP60, along with a patched SSW GP60, lead UP MBNAS out of Bloomington, IL.
On a sunny July morning, RDG 467 and LV 414 rest at Scranton, PA.
In the bright morning sun, Illinois Terminal painted RRC 1604 switches Van Buren Pipe Corporation in Litchfield, IL.
Two days after Christmas, a BNSF coal train led by an EX BN SD70MAC slowly rounds the banked curve around the Galesburg yard.
SP 9721 leads the UP MBNAS south on the former GM&O mainline at Shirley, IL. The only evidence that it's 2012 and not the 90's is the yellow UP Mirror and a small UP herald on the left side of the... (more)
Very interesting power on the BNSF/KCS Schneider transfer in the morning. Good to see rebuilt GP-30's still out in service.
ICE 103 and 105, along with two leased units, pull an eastbound grain train through Silvis, IL.
In the early morning, a eastbound mixed freight slowly creeps past the former Rock Island Depot into IAIS's Iowa City yard.
CN 6789 idles next to Wabash 1189 at Monticello Railway Museum.
In the late evening, a clean ES44C4 pulls a double stack train under the ex Santa Fe searchlights at Edelstein, IL. The signal on main two is lit up for an eastbound autorack train that this train... (more)
Looking a little out of place in central Illinois, CN 6789 sits at Nelsons Crossing depot at Monticello Railway Museum.
In the late morning, a group of 11 Ex-BN SD70MAC's moves east on the Lincoln to Hastings, NE line.
A pair of GE's are in notch 8 as they slowly accelerate across the diamond at Tolono, IL. The train had stopped at the signals in the background to wait for a southbound Amtrak on the CN.