UP coal bucket heads south on former Illinois Central trackage.
GTW 4920 and IC 1032 lead L546 on a rare daylight run of the local from Centralia, IL into the Metro East.
A pair of KCS GP-40s has brought a number of SD70MACs to join other KCS locomotives in storage.
A pair of EMD 4 motor units work the East St. Louis Yard.
A massive deadline of KCS SD70MACs await new life in Centreville, IL.
A visitor to the prairies of Illinois teams up with a native Illinoisan today.
Illinois Central solid lashup heads for DuQuoin, IL.
Nice matching pair of Operation Lifesaver units.
Now this is a heritage lash-up! An old Grand Trunk geep 38 and IC SD40-2 bring in the L54691 local. Today the train is delivering a brand-spankin'-new SD70ACe to the KCS at E. St. Louis. Canon 350... (more)
At the end of the day, like clockwork, the CN local rounds the curve at IL Rt. 157 and heads over the small canal. He has already gotten a warrant from Church Jct. to Mousette and will procede dir... (more)
A rare CN coal train (C71691-3-21) into St. Louis, with a matched pair of IC SD70s, waits for a crew at IL RT. 157 on the St. Louis Division. The coal is from a recently re-opened mine in central ... (more)
NS train #223 leaves Coapman heading for Belleville.
Local L54691 25 heading up the bluffs toward Belleville, IL
NS 5011 and SR 3512 lead this e/b. A GP-38-2/B-30-7A lashup. On NS, these units must be considered "back to back". 30APR88
Conrail blue...kinda. HLCX 3817 (ex-CR/NS) works the KCS yard near E. St. Louis. For some reason, the engineer was none too happy to be getting his picture taken.