The Limited makes a station stop at Springfield. The train was due in at 2:30P, departing Chicago Union Station at 11:10A, perfect timing to have Sunday dinner aboard the train. Roundtrip fare: ... (more)
Longtime NWI-NRHS (Rockford, IL.) member Gerald Van Alstyne rode a Chicago to Springfield roundtrip the chapter sponsored prior to startup of Amtrak service. The group rode to Springfield on the ... (more)
A trio of ice covered old warriors charge upgrade through Cookshire
MM&A train # 1 charges west through Long Swamp
MM&A 5017 West negociates the McIver's curve as it rolls by Bury
MM&A Train # 1 crosses the St-François River at Lennoxville
Charging over the first of several bridges on the line.
Whistling for the crossing, the daily train passes the Dalton sign, as well as a flanger sign on the right.
Rounding the curve into Lobato, pouring smoke and headed for Cumbres.
Working hard through the crossing at Coxo is the train with a caboose added for a charter.
One constant about the scenery along the San Juan Extension was and is the fences, showing how large a role cattle played in the railroad. Today, no cattle are riding the train, but it is full of... (more)
One can try to look away from an on-coming steamer, but with a plume like that, they just have to look back. C&TS 484 leads its train out of the Narrows and towards Lobato.
Having just entered the 4% grade, the train is working very hard as it enters the Narrows.
A small Standard Elevator switcher is parked amidst a sea of grain elevators.
Making final preparations to leave Jasper after swapping out engines