CRIP 4506 and CBQ 504 lead the Caboose train out of IRM, passing the semaphores just west of the museum.
CNW 411 leads the final train of the day back to IRM, passing B&O/GM&O position lights.
BNSF 7683 leads a trio of BNSF H2 GE's on an intermodal heading west through Edelstein, Illinois under the Santa Fe searchlights.
On October 8th, 2018, CSX signal crews converged on the former Chesapeake & Ohio mainline in northern Ohio to begin removing the classic C&O color light signals from service. By the end of the day... (more)
Eastbound CSX track geometry train is seen passing Ottawa Railcar Services and the Rock Island distant signal for the Illinois Railway diamond in Ottawa.
KCS 4788 leads BNSF V-BLUKCK west into Galesburg, Illinois under the old Santa Fe signals.
I&O 5012 passes by the abandoned unused NYC signals at the south end of International (Nat) Siding on the former NYC line into Springfield. Shortly afterwards, 5012 would shove back into Nat Sidin... (more)
With fog settled over the hills of southern Indiana, a clear signal beams through the mist in Brownstown. The Indiana Subdivision is a holdout from a long bygone era. Over one hundred miles of c... (more)
"Heads Up, Charlie"CSX 171 (OBSS), with RF&P GP40-2 141 plus three, is westbound at Rossville interlocking on CSX's (former B&O) Philadelphia Subdivision. The conductor appear... (more)
Eastbound track geometry train crosses the Illinois Railway at Ottawa, IL.
After being talked by signals all the way up the branch due to rusty rail, U01 passes the CPL at Bluebird on the Wolf Creek Branch, almost to Pontiki mine to load.
292.2 Miles From San Francisco. There are still traces of the Western Pacific Railroad hidden deep in the mountains of Northern California. Out here, searchlight signals still dominate the ... (more)
NS 23M takes a Clear at CP Lum, which today has replacements on site.
CSX intermodal Q020 heads east through Dunkirk on the Fourth of July, passing under the classic signal bridge at CP 39 on the Erie West Sub. Locomotives:CSX 562 AC44CWCSX 7859 C40-... (more)
Union Pacific 1995 splits the doomed searchlights in Cortland Illinois.