On June 22, 1973, Amtrak’s California Zephyr is seen passing through Galesburg, Illinois with a CB&Q E8A in the lead.
Harry M. Grossman Photo.
Sam Foster Collection.
Indiana Harbor Belt’s BP4 notches up through Blue Island Junction with IHB 3861 in the lead. The 3861 is rumored to be getting retired sometime in the near future.
After three attempts, I managed to catch the northbound run of Ann Arbor Railroad’s RS101. Led by HLCX 4215, the train is seen here crossing the Huron River in downtown Ann Arbor. A duck even gave... (more)
CSXT 3122, a former L&N B23-7, leads four more GEs on a freight through Folkston, GA on December 11th, 1993. Original Slide. Steven T. Evans Photo. Sam Foster Collection.
GCRY 237, a former Amtrak F40PHR, approaches Willaha on the return trip to Williams. Willaha is a remote crossing that is home to a siding and an abandoned building.
INRD SD9043MAC #9001 crosses over County Road 350 south of Dugger, Indiana with an empty coal train. Soon after passing this location, the train would enter the Bear Run coal mine where it would b... (more)
A pair of INRD SD9043MACs and an empty coal train head south at Dugger, Indiana as the sun sets behind it.
CN 3115, the BC Rail heritage unit, passes over Route 45 in Mundelein, Illinois on train M356. A few miles down the tracks, the train would turn onto the EJ&E mainline and head towards Joliet.
A pair of GP15-1s work hard to pull a string of loaded coke hoppers into the ArcelorMittal steel mill in East Chicago, Indiana.
In August 1968, A Milwaukee Road commuter train heads inbound at B-12 in Franklin Park with a single E9A and cab car. Original Slide. R. W. Richards Photo. Sam Foster Collection.
WAMX 4171, a former Rock Island SD40-2, leads a rare daylight T-001X through Fox Lake, Illinois.
CN 3023, CN’s EJ&E Heritage Unit, was close to derailing after its train picked a switch north of JB Tower in West Chicago.
Amtrak 500, a B32-8WH, kicks up some snow as it leads train 338 through Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
Metra 173 leads an outbound UP North train into downtown Evanston on a cold February afternoon.
A Metra F59PHI hits a snow drift as it leads an outbound through Grayslake, Illinois.