Beautiful Southern SW7 was running at the museum today.
Westbound NS 239 approaches (and blows past) the Newger Materials spur at MP 13.19
Westbound NS 239 about to cross the Ill-157 grade crossing...about a mile to go to Coapman Yard limits
Rare! One of only two Amtrak baggage cars currently in service with Vermonter graphics. The other is 1800...it had Acela-style stripes in 2002. This car has only a partial road # on this side (... (more)
Westbound (geo south) on the BNSF
Eastbound 69G passes the location of the former Monterey Mine cutoff.
Northbound Texas Eagle sports one of two active baggage cars with "Vermonter" graphics. This one is probably 1802, as 1800 had "Acela" style coach stripes back in Sep '02.
Eastbound prepares to take the high-line north to the BNSF North St Louis yard.
Alton & Southern quartet wait for the signal to proceed east across the MacArthur Bridge into Illinois.
Westbound on the BNSF...
Westbound State House (Chicago - St Louis) calls on Joliet after the short run from Chicago. My steed back to St Louis this evening...
Westbound Texas Eagle makes the station stop at Joliet this afternoon.