Night operations are underway for "showcase weekend" at IRM. Here the 9911-A and the Nebraska Zephyr are poised on station track two as a set of North Shore cars pass on the mainline.
The control stand of the GBW 2407, built in May of 1960 as the Santa Fe 841. This unit is operational at IRM.
The PRR 5809 poses with a passenger train at the restored Barber Junction station at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
An interior cab view of the 1953 built GP7 at IRM.
The control stand of the BN U30C at IRM.
The "Slant Noses" side by side. One of the better parts of the Streamliners event for me, was the to EMC E-units being together. Here the ACL 501 and the CB&Q 9911-A are posed for the ... (more)
The ABA set of Delaware Lackawanna and Western F-units are featured in the night shoot at the Barber Junction Station at the North Carolina Transportation Museum during the "Streamliners at S... (more)
Well into the "blue hour", the night photo session was just getting underway. Here the Wabash 1009 was displayed with flags flying.
Half of the demonstrator set that started it all. Here the EMD 103 shines under the lights at the Streamliners event in Spencer.
Former DRGW Rotary OY is displayed in Antonito before being moved to Chama, NM and restored to operation by the CATS.
CB&Q 4978 sits on display with a caboose in Mendota. This is one of the nicer town displays out there.
The freshly restored Rock Geep is displayed just after sunset at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Four restored units are posed on the west end of the East Union Depot. From left to right, BN 5383 (U30C), C&NW 411 (F7A), CB&Q 504 (SD24) and CRI&P 4506 (GP7R).
Even with its fading paint, Great Northern EMD NW3 No. 181 makes a great display in the parking lot of the station at Whitefish, Montana, as seen on the morning of October 8, 2018. Only seven NW3s... (more)
Amtrak AEM-7 945 sits on display at Yard 5 at IRM. Although AEM-7s are not exactly units you could find in Illinois, it's nice to see one saved.