Metra MP36 427 leads a outbound train past Rondout tower.
Amtrak 127 leads Hiawatha train 339 west through Rondout, past Rondout tower and the endangered searchlight signals.
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Freshly rebuilt MP36PH-3C #401 leads a private passenger special past Rondout Tower towards Fox Lake Illinois
Echoing the sights, sounds, and smells of Milwaukee Road passenger and freight trains of the past is Nickel Plate Road 765 coming off of Metra's Fox Lake Subdivision at Rondout with The Varsit... (more)
The Varsity, led by NKP Berkshire 765, crosses the former EJ&E and passes Rondout Tower. Just up ahead, the train will access Metra's Fox Lake Sub.
How many railroads have their own manhole covers? At the crossing of the MILW and the EJ&E in Rondout.
CEFX AC4400CW 1059 leads CP 484 east through Rondout.
I was 32 days too late.
Railroad interlocking towers are rare and getting even more so. So when I finally was able to visit one of the most storied towers in the land, it was with a heavy heart ... (more)
A Canadian Pacific freight passes Rondout Tower, which has been closed for only a couple of weeks.
Earlier this month the tower was closed and the interlocking plant is now remotely operated.
A eastbound Hiawatha rolls into Rondout heading for Chicago.
The departure of the Royal Canadian Pacific a day before scheduled threw many fans off, but some still made it out to see the sharp train blast north back to Canada. A popular location was the end... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder, already several hours late, highballs past Rondout tower.
Iowa Pacific E8's and train show of their pristine colors. The sight an sound was truly to behold.