Penn Central Heritage passes thru Flagg center west of Rochelle, IL. Flagg Center is the junction of line to Rockford, IL operated now by a shortline.
American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners " "Spirit of St. Louis" special departs Chicago for Cincinnati.
Canadian Nation crews float in finishing spans of new lift bridge over the Fox River at Oshkosh.
Eastbound arrives at Downtown Michigan City station. Station baggage man pulls cart to unload newspapers.
Western New York and Pennsylvaia Driftwood Turn with 41 & 43 have brought other power to Eldred for fueling
Union Pacific Potash local begins return trip.
4449 Excursion West Bound approaches Garrison.
Iowa Division train on the ramp to St. Charles Air Line.
Baldwin Yard Switcher at Austin, MN.
Late afternoon light streams across the work floor at Nelson, BC, last stand of the F-M's.
Local is about to cross Rock Island at Joliet Union station.
The Rock Island continued their own passenger service past Amtrak startup unable to afford cost of joining. The Rock Island train from the Quad Cities looks pretty nice as it rolls past.
April 30th, 1971 marked the end of most private intercity rail service in the US. Although I was struggling to finish at Circle campus and was scheduled to work that evening I spent most of the d... (more)
Super "C" accelerates through Joliet.
As a little trivia, when I was hanging around near the end of Joliet Union Station as a passenger station(2014) I spent several nice evenings ta... (more)
GTW F3A 9015 near end of career at Elsdon Chicago Roundhouse with SW1200 1514