A favorite from Diesel Days this year was the Illinois Terminal GP7 powering the caboose train. It's seen passing Seeman Road, heading back to the museum.
Canadian National SD60 5476 is undergoing routine maintenance at the CN's Woodcrest Shops in Homewood, Illinois, on September 30, 2018. This locomotive was built by EMD in December 1986 as Oakway... (more)
Canadian National Railway's Woodcrest Shops (formerly Illinois Central) includes a transfer table inside the shop building. This is the only transfer table I have ever seen that is within a shop ... (more)
IRM's newest addition, the TTI 260, sits next to the BN 5383 and UP 1848 at IRM. The 260 will eventually be painted into its original CB&Q Chinese red paint scheme to match the museum's existing S... (more)
A special line-up in yard five for IRM's Diesel Days. A group of three General Electric locomotives is headed up by the newest arrival, the TTI 260.
Metra 308 leads CNW 411 and the bilevel train west past the CNW semaphores at West Switch in Union. The 308 was one of many unusual units IRM pulled out for Diesel Days this year.
Two Milwaukee veterans sit in front of Barn 11 at IRM, adorned with appropriate signage. Neither of these two units see the light of day often, as they are often locked away in one of the newer b... (more)
The caboose train is making its westbound run back to the museum with another outstanding lash-up put together by the Illinois Railway Museum. CRIP 4506 and ITC 1605 have the honors.
MILW 118C and METX 308 lead the coach train through the Olsen Road blades.
A couple F units put on a great show as the bilevel train splits the semaphores at Olsen Road.
Sitting at the Milwaukee Road freight house tucked deep within the Illinois Railway Museum is Milwaukee Road F7A 118C, with other equipment of similar heritage to its sides.
History Is Made. As an outbound Metra train slows to a stop, crowds swarm toward the right-of-way at West Chicago to catch a glimpse of the visitor from the Midwest - UP 4014. Today is a hi... (more)
CRIP 4506 idles at the Illinois Railway Museum before being used for throttle time during Diesel Days to raise funds for operations at the venue.
CTA 4410 rests at the Chicago elevated platform during 2018's "Mosquito Showcase Weekend" at IRM. Turnout was low due to the large proliferance of mosquitoes after the grounds flooded o... (more)
BN-3 leads the Bilevel train back to the East Union depot at the Illinois Railway Museum.