During Thomas days, Rock Island 4506 leads the Thomas train past Spaulding Tower.
CRIP 4506 and CBQ 504 lead a caboose train at IRM.
CRI&P 4506 prepares for departure, heading the first caboose train of the day on August 12th, 2018.
4506 holds outside the diesel shop.
The Manly Junction owned Rock Island E units were on loan to the Hub City Heritage Museum for "Railroad Days" display. Here the slant nosed 630 sits, casting it's reflection on the rail... (more)
Rock Island 4506, on its first day in service, leads the coach train east back into the IRM depot.
Rock Island 4506 rolls Eastward and approaches a farmers crossing East on the Illinois Railway Museum at Union, Illinois Sunday, July 8 2018. The newly restored locomotive debuted this weekend. St... (more)
CRIP 4506 leads the coaches on a debut run past Spaulding Tower at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Rock Island 4506, on its first day in service, leads the coach train east across the fields east of Union.
CRIP 4506 awaits a clear signal out of Station Track 2 on its second run of the day.
CRIP 4506 leads the coach train passed the Olsen Road signals.
CRIP 4506 leads it's first ever mainline excursion train, with myself and other midwest railfans looking on.
CRIP 4506 leads the coaches at IRM on a debut run past semaphore signals. This was the train's first run past these signals for the day.
CRIP 4506 leads the coaches at IRM on a deput run.
FRESH ROCK ISLAND PAINT. Here the Rock Island 4506 is displayed for the volunteers who had worked on the restoration of the unit, from C&NW 4160 back to its rebuilt appearance as the ROCK. Test ... (more)