For awhile the Santa Fe/BNSF ran a coal train from New Mexico to Chicago. These trains started in September 1992 and ran from the York Canyon Mine in New Mexico via Raton Pass, to the C&NW at McCo... (more)
It's business as usual on the Transcon on the 4th of July as ATSF 3832 West leads a manifest through Lomax, IL. The track on the right is the TP&W connection.
Santa Fe’s Train 15 Texas Chief derailed at Lomax, Illinois at speed, cars separating but fortunately none turned over, Nov. 2, 1967. It was caused by a broken wheel on a coach some 2.5 miles be... (more)
Toledo Peoria & Western GP20u 2003 and 2010 lead a hefty TP&W train off the connection and onto the ATSF Chillicothe Subdivision at Lomax, Illinois, on the way to Fort Madison, Iowa. The train wa... (more)
A hot westbound Z-train blast thru the crossovers at Lomax. This train is one of the few intermodal trains left on the Transcon with all trailers and no stacks. The train is passing a new look to ... (more)
The Norfolk & Western heritage leads double stacks bound for the NS at Ashland Avenue in Chicago under a classic ex-ATSF cantilever signal bridge.
At last light, an eastbound Z train screams through Lomax and under the classic ATSF cantilever.
The clouds drift by as red glow from the sunset shows under the cloud line on these ex-Santa Fe cantilever signals at Lomax. Lomax is located 15 miles east of Ft. Madison, IA.
BNSF 7463 leads a eastbound BNSF stack train under a classic ATSF cantilever signal bridge at Lomax,IL. 7/24/10
Ex-Santa Fe Warbonnet painted units are starting to get on the rare side. Which is probably good because alot of them are starting to look like this old girl. Here an eastbound stack train is 16 m... (more)
Rolling thru the town of Lomax and Jct. with the old TP&W at track speed.
It is 02:30 in the morning and the BNSF Chillicothe Sub is all quite for now. Here the east end of Lomax is all red. The track on the right is the connection with the TPW that isn't used anymore. ... (more)
The lowly 133 train, Chi-KC manifest, rolls west through the crossovers at Lomax. Tucked into the consist are brand new 900-series warbonnets.
On late summer eve, the TP&W road freight passes the fixed approach blade warning westbounds of the approach to the junction of the SF main at Lomax.
Waycar of eastbound Santa Fe freight against the setting sun.