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)
UP 2666 rolls an officer car special towards the UP Springfield Sub on Terminal Railroad Association trackage.
Strasburg's conductor, period correct in almost every way, listens to his modern era radio for permission to depart Strasburg's depot for Leaman Place. An interesting contrast is the rusting E60C... (more)
A few EMD export units used in New Zealand sit at National Railway Equipment in Mt. Vernon, IL.
UP 601 pulls Schnabel car TEXX 1135 and its support cars past Dozier on the Union Pacific's Jefferson City Sub with a new main transformer for Ameren Missouri's Labadie Plant.
Illinois Railway Museum's Chicago, Aurora & Elgin interurbans roll past the East Union depot and CB&Q 9911A. These cars, built by the Hicks Car Works, celebrated their 100th anniversary in 2018.
The Willis Tower looms over Amtrak's Chicago locomotive facility late at night. P42 188 at right awaits repairs after a grade crossing accident, while at left a new Siemens Charger backs a train ... (more)
Ex Kahuhui Plantation no. 12, on long term lease to the Midwest Old Threshers from the Georgetown Loop, makes another circuit of the mile long railroad at the Threshers grounds in Mount Pleasant, ... (more)
Southern 401 charges past the Monticello Railway Museum's Nelson Crossing siding during Railroad Days as passengers disembark the museum's freight train.