Amtrak 303 rolls south 2 days after a major ice storm. This is the only train on the Chicago - St. Louis line today. It will terminate in Springfield, as the line south to St. Louis was still clos... (more)
One of the very few remaining CSX C40s in stealth paint sits on the point of a coke train in Whiting.
The CP business train rolls east on the NS the day before Thanksgiving.
An eastbound Z train races along the Mississippi River on a beautiful fall morning.
A Chicago-bound autorack train led by an all Santa Fe consist wraps around a curve in downtown Savanna.
Two GTW geep 9Rs power the CN Joliet local. Unfortunately, 4615 was sporting a brand new coat of CN pain.
The conductor of this CN local climbs back aboard after closing the switch to the KA Steel facility. It's not very often you see two geep 9s together, especially on a class 1!
A southbound ICE frieght curves along the Mississippi River in the last rays of evening light. Note that the nose is labeled DM&E instead of just DME.
An autorack train led by an old Warbonnet rolls past the bluffs on its way into town.
A BNSF manifest hugs the shorline of the Mississippi River as it rumbles south.
I spent an afternoon on the lake and all I caught was a few catfish...
A westbound intermodal train crosses the ex-IC line as it accelerates out of town.
A pair of GTW geeps backs toward the CSX yard to drop off cars for interchange.
It's hard to believe this shot was taken in central Illinois. Here a roadrailer crosses scenic Lake Decatur as it approaches yard limits.
A pair of GTW geeps still with their white frame stripes leads the local through the open fields of central IL.