BNSF ET44C4 3904 sits on display in the blistering heat for Galesburg Railroad Days.
Amtrak 42 leads the southbound Texas Eagle under temporary and inconvenient cloud cover as it passes one of the hundreds of sprouting corn fields along its route.
A duo of GE widecabs, one being a former Warbonnet, are in charge of a rather short H-GALMAD bound for the TRRA in Madison, Illinois.
A Decatur Junction train sits tied down somewhere south of its namesake city, basking in the glow of our headlights.
The Christmas decorations and dimmed headlight glisten in the night after Santa's sleigh was tied down for the layover in Smithfield, Illinois.
Thanks to my friend and his personal connections, we were both able to gain access to the cab of Elkhart Grain's GP7U number 1317 as it lays dormant between shifts. The interior of this veteran Ge... (more)
After checking out the old GM&O Tri-Light signals slated for replacement in Auburn, I remembered that the Texas Eagle was a thing. So I raced home, grabbed my camera and frantically settled on the... (more)
UP MBNAS-09 breezes through the small town of Williamsville, Illinois after a meet with the northbound 304 at Elkhart.
Amtrak 303 departs the station in downtown Springfield at an unimpressive 2 hours and 10 minutes late.
N&W 611 passes a vintage set of CPL signals mounted on a bracket. These signals are still in service from their original N&W days, and should be for the near future as there are no replacements in... (more)
Amtrak's first southbound Lincoln Service train of the day, 301 eases by on the NS Pass preparing for a stop at Hazel Dell to wait on NS 33J.
After lengthy work in the yard back in Bluefield, 18M with an aging SD70M glides downhill in attempt to pick up speed.
A trio of lost UP widecabs heads up NS 196 through the hamlet of Ada, West Virginia nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
With 301 stopped at Hazel Dell on NS Pass and 22 still waiting here at Iles, NS 33J with two pumpkins on the point breezes by with it's headlights completely out.
A generic BNSF intermodal hauls under the ATSF searchlights at CP Edelstein.