The CN&W 1689 is set to lead the bi-level train, with the BN 3 (EMD E9AM) on the rear to provide HEP, on station track one. On station two, the UP 1848 (GE B40-8) is set to lead the coach train, ... (more)
Santa Fe 92 sits outside barn 9 at IRM as the sun sets.
ATSF 92 sits at the East Union depot during Labor Day Weekend.
A railway postal clerk snags a bag from midair on a cross country CB&Q passenger train in the '50s...
In reality, this comes from the time machine known as the Illinois Railway Museum at the ye... (more)
CBQ 504 and ATSF 92 sit side by side at IRM.
ATSF 92, CB&Q 504, and a streetcar all hold at Barn 9 during Showcase Weekend night operations. The 504 has just been fired up for a move onto the steam lead, and it shows as it smokes into the ni... (more)
Both of IRM's operational steam engines, the J. Neils 5 and the Frisco 1630, lead the first steam doubleheader of the last 20+ years out of the station last evening.
Rock Island 4506 leads a train past Johnson siding.
ATSF 92 rests next to the vintage Santa Fe sign at the IRM over labor day weekend.
Illinois Railway Museum's SLSF 2-10-0 #1630 is prepared for an evening run at dusk.
When people think of ALCo diesels, they probably think of something like this:
With the Illinois Railway Museum's coach train underway, GB&W 2407, commonly nicknamed the "alligator", ... (more)
CNW C44-9W's 8701 and 8646 had a brief stint at the Illinois Railway Museum while in storage there before briefly returning to service.
IRM's Metra F7A and CNW F7A make a run by at the Illinois Railway Museum at the conclusion of the first day of diesel days.
Three General Electric locomotives take the spotlight in IRM's yard 5 during Diesel Day's.
From the left: TTI 260 (GE U28B), BN 5383 (GE U30C), and UP 1848 (GE B40-8)
Conrail E33 4601 sits on display at IRM.