A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's switch the north end of Markham Yard, as a ratty looking GTW stands by.
The La Harpe-Keokuk road freight continues west as it rounds a curve in rural La Crosse, IL. It's amazing that it's still possible to shoot a Santa Fe painted GP20 leading trains in 2019.
TTI U28B 260 makes a debut run on the caboose train, passing the semaphores at East Switch.
Nekoosa Paper 14 leads the caboose train east past the semaphores at East Switch. This is the first time this locomotive has ran in several years.
KJRY's westbound La Harpe-Keokuk road freight prepares to depart town with a neat lash-up.
A fake IC C44-9W leads a Q train north through control point "Thorn" north of West Chicago.
Roadrailer 255 heads west towards Decatur, and then eventually Kansas City, Missouri
Manifest train 145 heads west in a parade of westbounds
CNW 1689 departs out of the IRM depot with the bilevel train. Certainly quite the odd sight. BN 3 was at the other end providing the HEP.
GB&W RSD15 2407 puts up a smoke show as it leads the coach train past the blades at East Switch.
Five F-units lead the coach train through Johnson's siding east of Union for Diesel Days. This is possibly the craziest consist I've ever seen at the IRM.
Another railfan captures video as the KJRY's westbound La Harpe-Keokuk road freight passes a grain elevator in Burnside, an unincorporated community in Pilot Grove Township, Hancock County, Illino... (more)
Five F-units lead the coach train past Spaulding Tower and into station track 2 at IRM. Only here during Diesel Days can you see five Fs together on a train!
One of IRM's newest additions, M&E C424 18, sits on display near Barn 9. Plans are to eventually repaint this unit back into TP&W paint.