NS 21T exits the CTC double track south of Decatur at BD Junction. 21T will meet #302 at Taylorville and 46R at Midway before re-entering single track CTC territory at Winston, south of Litchfie... (more)
Amtrak #21 exits the new south siding switch at I&M Junction as it passes the now closed Ridgely Tower. It was bad enough that the tower was closed, but to get rid of the Ridgely station name ent... (more)
SD20 81, still resplendent in C&IM green, leads a southbound North Extra thru the riparian forest south of Petersburg, IL.
NS 4270 poses next to the depot at Nelson's Crossing at the MRM's 2009 Railroad Days Night phot shoot.
NS D2M prepares to tie onto its train after running around it at New Berlin as the sun slowly rises above the eastern horizon. The crew left 150 empties on the Pass, with 75 to go east to Curran ... (more)
"Diverging Approach Abel, 20T" NS 20T, with SD70M-2 2764 on the point, slows to the requisite 25 mph as the train prepares to enter the Pass at Dawson for an early morning meet with... (more)
After waiting for what seemed to be an eternity, #145 finally comes into view at Lanesville, with ex-Conrail SD60 6711 on the point. Today's train had 89 cars, which is the biggest Ford parts tra... (more)
Amtrak NPCU 90200 hits the Illinois & Midland diamond at Ridgely heading up an eight car Lincoln Service train bound for Chicago. Although the shuttered tower still makes for a nice photo prop, i... (more)
Ridgely Tower R.I.P.