CN 6026 still waits to be scrapped on site nearly two months after the Thanksgiving Day collision between UP and NS trains at Momence. In the foreground there is part of the long hood of a Guilfor... (more)
2 shiny EMD demos idle outside of the roundhouse at Calumet Yard awaiting their "test drive" on the NS. Note the brand new EMD logos and number boards replacing the original GM ones.
A brand new Gevo works DPU duty as a loaded coal train sits dead in Cliff siding.
That should buff out right away, no problem...
The Illini backs into Union Station after reversing off the St. Charles Air Line as Chicago's spectacular July 4 fireworks light up the sky.
Here's a good side by side comparison of how EMD products have evolved over the past 50 years. The SD90MAC-H2 demo unit dwarfs the SW1200 shop switcher in the background at the EMD La Grange facil... (more)
IC 101 idles on display at Franklin Park Railroad Days along with a BRC SW1500, IHB GP40-2, CSX and UP GEVOs, and the MoPac heritage ACe.
IC 101 leads the CN/IC Christmas train into the tiny town of Roberts.
A SouthShore freight makes a rare appearance street-running through Michigan City.
This unusual unit was sitting outside the NRE Dixmoor shops.
You won't find any new ACes on UP's line through Bloomington. It's all old school power in the yard today including a patched SP B30-7 and an ex-Guilford GP7.
The brand new Katy heritage unit leads a manifest south over the Kankakee River.
4 Union MP15's and a caboose glide down a steep bridge to the US Steel plant to pick up a hot slab train.
This conductor really loves his job...
A Belt Railway of Chicago geep prepares a consist while an SD40 with a slug switches nearby.