CRIP 4506 idles at the Illinois Railway Museum before being used for throttle time during Diesel Days to raise funds for operations at the venue.
CTA 4410 rests at the Chicago elevated platform during 2018's "Mosquito Showcase Weekend" at IRM. Turnout was low due to the large proliferance of mosquitoes after the grounds flooded o... (more)
BN-3 leads the Bilevel train back to the East Union depot at the Illinois Railway Museum.
METX 308 and CNW 411 rest on the IRM wye next to the vintage Santa Fe sign that once rested atop the railway exchange building in Chicago.
MILW 118C leads the Coach train back into the East Union depot at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Frisco 1630 reverses around the west wye at IRM.
Shay 5 wyes at IRM before pulling the caboose train.
Shay 5 reverses the caboose train past Spaulding Tower.
Frisco 1630 and Shay 5 rest om the steam leads at IRM before both operating for the day.
Memorial Day weekend happenings at IRM from above.
Shay #5 and Frisco 1630 steam up side by side at the IRM yesterday. The 26th of May, 2019, marked the first day of public service for the Shay, as well as the first day of the IRM operating a two-... (more)
Shay #5 makes its debut public run past the Olson Road semaphores at the IRM.
Down to his CB&Q cap and overalls, Roger was the engineer this day. The cab of the BN 9908.
The sunset is close to being over and the blue hour begins. In this 30 second exposure four cab units displayed, BN 1 F9A, C&NW 411 F7A, MILW 118-C F7A, and MILW 37-A E9A.
The 1689 retains her stream generator details from its early days in commuter service. The 1689 is viewed here in yard 3 at IRM.