The Chicago Sanitary District does their morning routine as they head back from taking their morning dump at the dumping fields in McCook. Two classic CSDX SW1’s take charge on this humid summer... (more)
A pair of 60-year-old locomotives still active at Alton Steel in Alton, Illinois.
GTW 4614 is a GP9R built in 1957. Gulf Coast Rail Services 1236 is an ex-Terminal Railroad of Saint Louis SW1200... (more)
Always an industrial. Built in 1945 for Great Lakes Steel, later at National Lime and Stone this veteran is probably headed for scrap as it sat here for some time
Looking like it has has no use in some time. The black tank just ahead of the cab looked like maybe it held water, perhaps to add weight. Originally LIRR.
Saint Louis Car Company 2024 (a 70 year old SW8) at Niedringhaus in Granite City, Illinois.
Former Norfolk & Western SD40-2 no. 6164 leads the way back into H&Ks quarry at Birdsboro.
Recently relettered Haines & Kibblehouse SD40-2s 3549 and 6164 bring a cut of loaded stone past Browns Feeds in downtown Birdsboro. The pair of SD40-2s were brought in to replace a well worn pair ... (more)
A chartered day out with a short period freight and two “donkeys”. What could be better?
Power for the Green Plains ethanol plant at Wood River.
Built for Birmingham Southern, the unit reflects special equipment for steel mill work.
Originally built for the Monon, then later painted in L&N colors, #1330 awaits its next assignment.
A well worn RS-1 waits for its next assignment.
SD9 #3 recently acquired from Ozark Mountain Railcar is spotting cars in Hughson Ca. No 3 is possibly a former Norfolk Southern SD9.