"Thunder on the Nortwestern"
For the first time since 2002, Union Pacific brought its mainline steam power back to Chicagoland, and they did it in incredible style. Here, UP 4014 whistles past ... (more)
With a gruesome storm only a few hours away, Iowa Interstate QJ #6988 (The Iowa Bolt) slowly accelerates past the small town of Sparland on its second excursion of the day. The train would pull th... (more)
When people think of ALCo diesels, they probably think of something like this:
With the Illinois Railway Museum's coach train underway, GB&W 2407, commonly nicknamed the "alligator", ... (more)
It's a hot July afternoon, and a rather short LPR49 is hustling eastbound with a pair of SD40Ns at the head. The gorgeous Palatine was rebuilt in 2001 and makes a great background for this train.
As a snowstorm quickly covers Southern Illinois, a Canadian National intermodal train led by a two Canadian National GE's (C44-9WL, and a C40-8) slowly accelerates past Homewood's Amtrak station. ... (more)
It's a hot and humid August evening, and BNSF L-CHI105 is back at it again racing towards Joliet and beyond. This day, the train had a former Burlington Northern GP50 up front with a crazy Leslie ... (more)