Lincoln Service train #301 passes the Illinois State Capitol after making its station stop in downtown Springfield.
Track geometry train #904 crosses the Illinois River bridge at Valley City.
Close up view of new GP22ECO 5901 at Alto Tower. This locomotive is a GP38 rebuild, with an EMD 8 cylinder 710 engine kit replacing the original locomotive's 16 cylinder 645.
NS #240 passes the former Wabash depot at Decatur as the train prepares to hit the CN diamond at Wabic.
Loaded grain train D2M sits in the Pass at Righter waiting for westbound empty counterpart D2R as the sun sets over Central Illinois.
A BNSF coal train rolls south along the Mississippi River near Ilasco, Missouri on glorious October afternoon.
Beauty and the Beast: NS SD70M-2 2702 looks even more brutish than usual when compared to the smooth, sexy lines of a C4 Chevrolet Corvette.
Ridgely Tower's General Railway Signal Co. interlocking machine awaits dis-assembly only hours after the tower was demolished.
The Texas Eagle passes Ridgely Tower on the last full day of its existence. The tower was torn down at 8:00 AM on August 8, 2011.
NS D37 heads south to I&M's Shops Yard as it passes the classic searchlight home signal at North Grand Avenue.
Amtrak #302 crosses the I&M diamond at Ridgely. Hard to believe that the tower was closed over a year ago.
NS D37 hits the NS diamond at Shops after picking up 4 cars from the Illinois & Midland.
#145's crew stretches their legs while they wait in the Pass at Chapin for local D31 to complete their work at Bluffs and Naples and head back east toward Springfield.
NS 20T thunders east thru the small hamlet of Oakley, hell-bent for the next crew-change at Peru, IN.
NS 34N soars over the Sangamon River southwest of Decatur.