The crew is making up the first train of the day on the two foot gauge WW&F. The WW&F website states that Locomotive 9 was built in 1891 by the Portland Company, Portland Maine, for the Sandy Riv... (more)
CA&E 319 leads a 4 car train at IRM.
During Diesel Day's the coach train was powered by the CB&Q 9911-A (EMC E5A), SLRG 102 (EMD E9B), and BN-3 (EMD E9AM) for a trip. Here the train has reversed from station to the main to complete... (more)
METX 308 and CNW 411 lead the CNW bi-levels past the Olsen Rd. semaphores.
CNW 1689 departs out of the IRM depot with the bilevel train. Certainly quite the odd sight. BN 3 was at the other end providing the HEP.
CTA 4410 rests at the Chicago elevated platform during 2018's "Mosquito Showcase Weekend" at IRM. Turnout was low due to the large proliferance of mosquitoes after the grounds flooded o... (more)
MILW 118C leads the Coach train back into the East Union depot at the Illinois Railway Museum.
The sunset is close to being over and the blue hour begins. In this 30 second exposure four cab units displayed, BN 1 F9A, C&NW 411 F7A, MILW 118-C F7A, and MILW 37-A E9A.
Night operations are underway for "showcase weekend" at IRM. Here the 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr are poised on station track two as a set of North Shore cars pass on the mainline.
North Shore 715 sits on display in South Elgin.
Wabash 1189 leads the NS Santa Train west into Niantic.
During IRM's Showcase Weekend the CNS&M 160 was staged at the 50 Ave elevated station. The 160 was built in 1915 by the JG Brill Company, it is operational.
CNW 411 leads the last westbound train of the day on IRM's trackage passing by CPL signals
92 heads onto the mainline at IRM.