KCS 4006 leads a westbound manifest over a tall trestle just east of Bowling Green, MO. As the trailing leaser SD70ACe-T4 was offline, this was a long slow climb out of the river bottom and the c... (more)
ATSF 92 sits at the East Union depot during Labor Day Weekend.
A railway postal clerk snags a bag from midair on a cross country CB&Q passenger train in the '50s...
In reality, this comes from the time machine known as the Illinois Railway Museum at the ye... (more)
CSX switches out two Ringling Bros. flat cars to push newly donated SW1500 1100 back to the Kentucky Steam shop.
CSX's Ravenna local swaps Kentucky Steam's newly donated SW1500 for Clinchfield 800. With only a single storage track, some odd switching took place to drop the SW1500 nearer to KSHCO's shop.
CSX 6091 pulls ex-L&N SW1500 1100 out of Patio Yard for delivery to the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. at Ravenna. A recent generous donation from CSX to the young organization, 1100 is fully opera... (more)
A BNSF manifest rolls by the since-removed Frisco signals at the west end of Eureka siding.
CTA 4410 rests at the Chicago elevated platform during 2018's "Mosquito Showcase Weekend" at IRM. Turnout was low due to the large proliferance of mosquitoes after the grounds flooded o... (more)
An early, Canadian-spec ES44 complete with marker lights passes the Illinois Central coaling towers on the north end of Gilman, IL.
IAIS 6988 hauls a sixteen car revenue freight westbound through Marengo, IA at track speed of 40 MPH.
On July 4th, a family watches from their classic 1959 Ford Galaxie as Iowa Interstate's benefit steam trip operates out of Oxford, Iowa.
IAIS 6988 smokes it up past the Chillicothe Sportsmans' Club in a torrential downpour. Despite looking like it was flying along, the locomotive was at the maximum track speed of only 25 mph!
Iowa Interstate's Chinese QJ 2-10-2 6988 storms past the Putnam, IL elevator on a deadhead run to Bureau Junction after running public trips from Chillicothe to Henry all day.
On May 7th, 2019, Amtrak issued a new directive that private cars must close their classic "dutch doors" while in motion. While a seemingly minor change, riding in the dutch door has be... (more)
UP 1996 sits in automatic idle at Dozier crossing. Amidst a flurry of flood reroutes over the Jefferson City Sub from Kansas City, Terminal Railroad Association decided to close the MacArthur Bri... (more)