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  2. Rising UP

    Rising UP

    UP 8604 leads its train out of the sag east of Creston, IL.
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  4. Illinois Central 1026 South @ Hester, LA

    Illinois Central 1026 South @ Hester, LA

    IC 1026 passing Hester, LA on its way to Memphis with manifest of chemicals, bulk loads and some coal cars.
  5. BNSF 6598

    BNSF 6598

    BNSF 6598 rounds the curve in Steward, IL with a Z-train in tow.
  6. Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    CSXT 987, NS 1043, and NS 1067 the Reading Heritage unit wait to meet two west bound trains south of Rochelle on a hazy August afternoon.
  7. Passing in the evening

    Passing in the evening

    2 tank trains passing by in the evening
  8. Power of Five

    Power of Five

    BNSF in Joliet Illinois
  9. Highlands


    Eastbound oil train passes under Oak Street in Hinsdale. The days are numbered for the old bridge as plans are in the works to replace it.
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    Union Pacific line in Elmhurst, IL.
  11. Suburban Forest

    Suburban Forest

    IC 1021 runs through a sweeping left-hand curve surrounded by trees still covered in snow from the blizzard two days earlier. You wouldn't know that I am standing in the middle of Slinger, WI surrounded by businesses.
  12. White Noise

    White Noise

    With a fresh blanket of snow this picturesque scene of a Wisconsin dairy farm surrounded by fields is suddenly interrupted by the sound produced by the products manufactured by EMD as they pull their train up Byron Hill.
  13. Holly Springs, MS Depot

    Holly Springs, MS Depot

    The Illinois Central Depot in Holly Springs is in great shape.
  14. BNSF 4084

    BNSF 4084

    Intermodal heading through Joliet, IL
  15. IC on the CN

    IC on the CN

    A nice surprise to have these come through on a great morning photographing trains with my nephew.
  16. BNSF in Motion

    BNSF in Motion

    Digital effect photo of BNSF #4084 passing through Joliet, Illinois. This photo was taken by my nephew from Ohio and uploaded with his permission.


    West of Rochelle, Illinois
  18. Rest In Peace

    Rest In Peace

    BNSF 8951 rumbles along the edge of a cemetery in Rio, IL
  19. BNSF 4708

    BNSF 4708

    A pair of warbonnets charge east.
  20. BNSF 3011

    BNSF 3011

    BNSF 3011 and sisters head west in the evening sun. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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