A westbound Santa Fe train climbs Edelstein Hill just east of Edelstein, Illinois, on May 22, 1988. Powering the train is a trio of six-axle EMDs—SD45 No. 5312, SD45-2 No. 5809 and SD40-2 No. 51... (more)
At 3:40 p.m. on August 20, 1988, A westbound Santa Fe freight climbs Edelstein Hill east of Edelstein, Illinois. The train is led by AT&SF EMD FP45 No. 5990, painted in the doomed red and yellow S... (more)
First run west Late in the day of June 4, 1988, a trio of brand-new Santa Fe EMD GP60s pull a stack train up Edelstein Hill between Chillicothe and Edelstein, Illinois. On their first r... (more)
Passing under the Illinois Highway 40 overpass, Santa Fe GE C30-7 No. 8121 leads a westbound piggyback train into Edelstein, Illinois, at the end of the day on April 30, 1988.
Back in the days of red and silver, or yellow and blue... the latest and greatest, a matched set of 5 B40-8Ws race the hottest train on the railroad around Houlihan's curve and up Edelstein hill. ... (more)
An A-A-B-A set of warbonnet EMD GP60s is about to hurtle an eastbound piggyback train over a rural road west of Edelstein, Illinois, on August 24, 1991. Powering the train bound for Chicago is GP6... (more)
On a dreary December 23, 1994, a Santa Fe intermodal train climbs Edelstein Hill between Chillicothe and Edelstein, Illinois, led by a bright warbonnet-clad EMD GP60M No. 101, followed by an older... (more)
A trio of brand-new Santa Fe EMD GP60s, powering a stack train, fly up Edelstein Hill between Chillicothe and Edelstein, Illinois, on their first run west after completion by Electro-Motive Divisi... (more)
As seen in a panned photograph from the West Santa Fe Road overpass just east of Edelstein, Illinois, Santa Fe EMD SD45 No. 5357 leads an eastbound freight down Edelstein Hill on August 20, 1988. ... (more)
Santa Fe U23B 6301 is leading a westbound struggling up Edelstein Hill. Of the Conrail power trailing the U23B wasn't running and looks to have a road mechanic on the walkway working in the area o... (more)
One of the many westbound stacks trains along BNSF's Trancon route through Illinois races under the Santa Fe era searchlights at Edelstein Illinois.
BNSF 3910 leads one of the many stack trains eastbound on the BNSF Transcon passing under the Santa Fe signal bridges and searchlight signals at Edelstein Illinois.
With the engines maxed out, BNSF's Q-NWHLAC6-14X intermodal train is seen gripping over the top of a grade near Edelstein behind an SD70ACe leader, BNSF 9051. The morning's fog has lifted just eno... (more)
The silence of a chilly winter's morning is quickly interrupted by the unmistakable General Electric "chug" as four of BNSF's finest spit hot diesel exhaust into the air and echo their s... (more)
Two ex-Santa Fe SD45-2 rebuilds lead the Streator Flip through Edelstein back in 2017.