Minnesota Commercial ALCO RS-27 #316 lets out some smoke as it leads the Hugo Job east through Vadnais Heights, MN. Due to a problem with another unit, 316 was chosen to handle the duties today. Q... (more)
An ALCO doing what an ALCO does best....SMOKE! The Minnesota Commercial's Hugo Job heads east through Roseville with RS-27 #316 leading. Built as the CNW 903 in 1962, it is one of two remaining RS... (more)
Minnesota Commercial's Hennepin Job is just about back to home base with RS-18 #83 in charge. Built in 1958 as the CP 8785, it's real good to see this unit still out there leading trains.
Rural railfanning at its finest!
With over 180 years of service combined under the belts of these three classic locomotives, the KJRY's La Harpe-Keokuk road freight continues its westbound journey as it slowly makes its way throu... (more)
A sharp BNSF SD75I and a Warbonnet lead empty oil train K161 through the countryside in Alida, IN. Originating in Philadelphia, this train will interchange with the BNSF in Cicero, IL.
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's switch the north end of Markham Yard, as a ratty looking GTW stands by.
The La Harpe-Keokuk road freight continues west as it rounds a curve in rural La Crosse, IL. It's amazing that it's still possible to shoot a Santa Fe painted GP20 leading trains in 2019.
After making its service stop, Big Boy 4014 departs Wheatland and passes the crowd of people. This was small, compared to some of the other crowds 4014 encountered on this day.
KJRY's westbound La Harpe-Keokuk road freight prepares to depart town with a neat lash-up.
Another railfan captures video as the KJRY's westbound La Harpe-Keokuk road freight passes a grain elevator in Burnside, an unincorporated community in Pilot Grove Township, Hancock County, Illino... (more)
BN 1, BN 2 and BN 3, the A-B-A set of Burlington Northern Executive wagons, lead the coach train on this beautiful afternoon.
Wagons east! BN 1, BN 2, METX 308, MILW 118C and CNW 411 power the coach train at Seeman Road.
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.
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.