On her first day of running in service in over 20 years, the Little Joe takes the spot light in a night photo shoot under a spectacular, stormy sky.
An Orange line train flies over the seldom used, MOW mostly, south entrance to the State Street subway.
Fancy commuter train... Back in March a movie company rented the use of the Nebraska Zephyr and built a little whistle stop station on the grounds at IRM. Here the 9911-A leads her train in for a... (more)
The rolling restaurant theater heads north in some sweet light.
Resting in the yard at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.
The SOO 2719 warms in preparation for the day's excursions on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.
Just try to imagine the number of times this Mars light has gone side / up to side / down.
She's not the prettiest, but she runs! Built in 1961, retired in 1978.
The power for the "Diesel Days" freight train sits on the west wye.
Members of IRM's diesel dept have a job briefing as we roll by to complete some switching moves. In this view you have the CE 15 (EMD SW1), GBW 2407 (ALCO RS15), BN 5383 (GE U30C), CNW 6847 (EMD ... (more)
The class unit, even though it was only a class of 3, and the only TipUp unit still in orange and white.
Built as CRIP 1328, a GP9, this beautiful green and yellow is a far cry from the tired bankruptcy blue she wore at the end of the Rock Island Line.
The morning line up at the east end of yard 5... As the rusted railhead shows, they have been lined up like this for some time. The Nekoosa Paper 14, a S1, and Milwaukee Road 760, a H10-44 share ... (more)
The two car CA&E interurban set, built in 1908, displays white flags as it passes through Johnson siding and its next stop at Kishwaukee Grove.
Coal loads snake up and over Rte 83 on yet another eastward trip.