A few more locomotives sit around the shop area including what looks like perhaps a former BRC GP7 or 9.
A string of GATX GP38-2's sits outside of the Motive Power Resources shop in Minooka Illinois.
Its a hot day along the smelly and nasty Des Plains River as we see the BNSF Chicago to Galesburg local depart Joliet Yard.
A pair of IC SD70's rest in the former EJ&E Joliet Yard waiting for the next assignment on a nice summer morning. This yard looks more like a ghost town most of the time with not much going on mos... (more)
Three IC "deathstar" SD70's rest in the yard on this nice summer afternoon. On this day, six black IC SD70's were assigned to the yard.
A loaded UP coal train slowly rolls through the weeds at a slow 6 MPH in the environmental sensitive area just southwest of Lockport. Coal loads are going to the NRG Will County Generating Station... (more)
Its a beautiful morning to take flight and see the northbound Amtrak City of New Orleans doing every bit of 79 MPH through Chebanse on its way to Chicago Union Station.
Bloomer line GP9 7591 rests with 3 cars just north of Charlotte on the Bloomer mainline. This portion of the line is in the process of being rebuilt.
The Kankakee local power arrives back to its resting location after a days work in and around Kankakee on the former IC.
A bit of a mishap in Dewey where three derailed cars has taken out the bridge over the Wildcat Slough just west of Dewey Illinois. Crews work to replace the bridge.
Doug and Larry makes plenty of noise as they roll through the normally quiet little town of Iroquois.
A pair of old GE 80-Ton locomotives await an uncertain future at the Kentland Elevator & Supply company in Sheldon Illinois.
Hovering over the corn fields just south of Donovan, KBS 703 and KBS 704 is seen setting out a few empty lumber cars next the Donovan Farmers Co-Op Fertilizer plant on a beautiful summer morning.
Motive Power Resources shop in Minooka.
METX 211 Burlington heritage unit shoves an inbound train back to the city on a beautiful evening in the western suburbs.