Snow day in Naperville! NS 9229 rolls west running wrong main as heavy snow falls.
NS 9412 rolls south under the classic IC signals at Gilman, about to take the connection and head for the Gibson City line.
Westbound Rock tonnage hammers the BN diamond nearing Silvis. This is one of the photos from the late 70's featured in a GodfatherRails.com updatemore)
A trio of sharks has eastbound tonnage in tow nearing the Canton depot. Canton was a shark hotspot. John's website is now active at GodfatherRails.com<... (more)
This hi-plains drifter once the property of the C&S, is working along the Mississippi. She's pulling manifest, probably old #143, Superior-Galesburg. The low headlight mount gives her past away.
A July 4th excursion north of the border to Montreal brought about this photo op on the D&H at Rouses Point on the trip north from New Jersey. John packed plenty of Kodachrome for this trip.
Looking west down the Ft. Wayne line, PRR 5785 leads a westbound over the Pennsy high iron. For the conventional 3/4 view, click h... (more)
While the Pullmans on an eastbound passenger train sits clear of the PRR on the Big Four (left), a Shark has westbound tonnage in tow clattering over the diamonds at Crestline on the Pennsy. The... (more)
A Big Four train crosses the Pennsy.
At the end of a successful day of photgraphy and minutes from both sunset and our hotel room the Rio Grande sends one more freight east to end the day.
Another westbound manifest with a great consist. Get rid of the beater SP SD40 and we would have real winner. I thought I would try my hand at scanning some old Kodachromes.
Rio Grande's Tennessee Pass was a fantastic place to railfan and one of the reasons I moved to Colorado. While I would much rather have the Rio Grande leading the consist was neat with a GP60-SD45... (more)
Soo 6616 holds the main waiting in the cool evening air to meet southbound traffic.
BNSF 4625 crosses the former NP Fish Creek Trestle on what is now MRL's 4th subdivision.
BNSF 4002 S meets BNSF 5941 North at Academy. This vantage point is a great place to not only watch trains but also planes and sky divers from the US Air Force Academy.