Rock Island E6A 630 and a drab E7B heads the Twin Star Rocket at Fort Worth, Texas in December 1960. Photo by R. Plummer, from my slide collection.
Diesel Days 2021 at the Illinois Railway Museum is well underway as the CRIP 4506 is on the approach to Seeman Road with the coach train. Originally built as the CRIP 1266 in 1952, she later becam... (more)
As the evening light begins to creep in, the IRMs Showcase Weekend is still in full swing. After a successful trip to Kishwaukee Grove, the shiny high hood geep pair, Rock Island #4506 and Illinoi... (more)
From left to right, CBQ 504, CRIP 4506, ATSF 92, and CBQ 9255 sit on display during IRM's showcase weekend. Special thanks to Rob S. for the lighting.
Rock Island 4506 leads the coach train east past the blades at Olson Rd in Union.
A promotional shoot in Webb, MS, we have new units under fresh paint The Rock Blue.
Rock Island GP7 1293 and GP9 1318 at the west end of Silvis shop wait to go in for the GP rebuild program.