An eastbound stack train in 1x2 configuration passes under the westbound control signals at "GI" near Galesburg.
A pair of remote controlled SD40-2s work the north end of the yard at Galesburg.
A Stockton, CA to Chicago, IL stack train ducks under the classic Santa Fe cantilever at Williamsfield.
CBBI-17 with 507 and 150 has pulled up to a stop at Silvis while the SISW and future SIPE power sits on the RIP tracks. Locomotives in NRE's deadlines round out the background. As seem from the IL... (more)
The NS OCS is eastbound on the Springfield-Hannibal District approaching Jacksonville after departing Moberly, MO earlier in the morning.
SOO 6037 is stopped alongside BNSF 740 which is on the siding at LeClaire. 740 has spent 24+ hours tied down in the siding and SOO 6037 has instructions to double both trains together. That plan... (more)
BNSF GP50 3178 leads BNSF GP60B 334 and BNSF GP40X 3033 on the Galesburg to Barstow road freight.
Iowa Interstate 151 gets ready to depart Henry with an excursion to raise money for the local fire departments in Henry, Sparland and Chillicothe while a US Army bi-plane buzzes around overhead.
The Ringling Brothers Red Unit circus train pulls up to 7th Street East Moline on it's way to its final destination in Moline for a Labor Day weekend full of family entertainment. 7th Street is w... (more)
The Erie Heritage leads a loaded oil train through the siding at Burke under Big Cut Rd and will tie down at the east end. A new crew won't arrive to move the train towards Chicago for 18 hours.
NKP 765 exits the Government Bridge crossing the Mississippi River into Davenport with the Train Festival's excursion to Walcott.
IAIS 701 brings up the rear of the Train Festival's twice daily round-trip excursion to Walcott. NKP 765 pulled the train west to Walcott and the 701 was used to pull the train back to Rock Islan... (more)
Blue and yellow dominates the Nahant roundhouse area on this day in 2008.
A pair of ex-Conrail SD60M's have exited the tunnel at Gallitzin and will soon be running down the west slope to Pittsburgh.
Iowa Interstate's only ex-Rock Island engine, a rebuilt GP7, leads the daily westbound manifest outside of Durant on the former Rock Island mainline to Des Moines and Omaha.