IAIS 513 (Rock Island Heritage) and IAIS 516 (30th Anniversary) lead BIRDSW1 coming back from Ozinga and under the soon to fall Rock Island Searchlights in Robbins.
Tom Golden photo.
Metra passes beneath the former Rock Island signals.
With the mid-July sunset still a little less than an hour away, Iowa Interstate's nightly Blue Island to Council Bluffs road freight very slowly creeps out of the former Rock Island Burr Oak Yard ... (more)
Metra trains pass beneath the former Rock Island signals.
This just in! Honoring the State of Illinois...and the six counties that Metra serves. MP36PH-3C #402 rolls under the endangered Rock Island searchlights in Robbins as it shows off its brand new p... (more)
The Rock Island lives on! METX 425, the Rock Island heritage unit, leads a scoot west out of town under the old Rock searchlights in Robbins.
IAIS 516 leading SIBI into Blue Island under the soon to fall Rock Island signals.
Joliet bound train passes the soon to be replaced Rock Island signals.
Metra 416 leads a outbound train under the soon to fall Rock Island cantilevers in Robbins.
A Joliet-bound Metra train passes beneath the Rock Island searchlights at Robbins.
Unfamiliar territory! With the diamonds at CP Canal along the usual route being replaced, Amtrak's Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains were detoured down Metra's Rock Island District. The outbo... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 #765 cruises under the former Rock Island signal bridge at CP Robbins near Blue Island, IL with the "Joliet Rocket" excursion bound for Chicago. The engine put on... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765 charges towards LaSalle Street with the 2018 Joliet Rocket!