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  1. BNSF 3011

    BNSF 3011

    BNSF 3011 and sisters head west in the evening sun.
  2. BNSF 7273

    BNSF 7273

    BNSF 7273 leads a stack train west into the setting sun.
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    Canadian National #2259 Southbound by the old J tower. I was told this tower will be torn down when the tracks are turned from 1 main to 2. Photograph it while you can. This is obviously a few seconds earlier then another shot that I posted. They have different color processing applied. I was...
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    CN #2259 Southbound in West Chicago, Illinois
  5. BNSF Ore Train

    BNSF Ore Train

    An SD70MAC shoves on the rear of a loaded ore train as it heads south through Savanna, Illinois. A pair of ES44AC's were leading.
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    BNSF at Joliet
  7. I've been framed

    I've been framed

    Metra train heading towards West captured at Naperville, Illinois.
  8. Passing on the Diamond

    Passing on the Diamond

    Iowa Interstate 508 passes on the diamond while a BNSF waits in the background. Joliet station in Joliet Illinois
  9. BNSF Power

    BNSF Power

    A BNSF passes over the diamond at Joliet Illinois. This is a newer version of the image with better tone and color.
  10. BNSF


    Under the bridge, East bound near Highlands station, Hinsdale Illinois
  11. BNSF


    Helper engine on a long coal train heading East at Highlands station in Hinsdale Illinois
  12. BNSF


    From the bridge at Hinsdale Illinois
  13. Ryan Iowa

    Ryan Iowa

    The IC 1026 leading southbound mixed freight over 300th St at Ryan Iowa. The train came west from Dubuque then turned south at Manchester to head for Cedar Rapids.
  14. Borrowed Time

    Borrowed Time

    Illinois Central SD70 1026 passing the abandoned Central City Iowa depot en route to Cedar Rapids. The trailing SD70 wears CN colors. The IC paint like the depot are on borrowed time.
  15. B

    Bloomer Line (Illinois) activity?

    Lately I've been driving through Gibson City, IL on trips to Champaign. I've caught some activity on the BLOL around the Solae plant, but I've never seen anything north of Sibley aside from what look to be cars in storage. Does the BLOL do anything these days on the Colfax and / or Kempton...
  16. IIllinois Terminal East Belt Yd Springield Il

    IIllinois Terminal East Belt Yd Springield Il

  17. ICG making a train at Bloomington Il

    ICG making a train at Bloomington Il

    ICG using a Alco to make up a train on the main in Bloomington Il
  18. Riverdale Illinois

    Riverdale Illinois

    An ex-Conrail GP15-1 and an ex-Chessie System (C&O) GP15T, along with a Chessie System (B&O) caboose, idle next to the tower on the west end of CSX's Barr Yard in Riverdale, Illinois.
  19. Illinois RailNet CF7

    Illinois RailNet CF7

    Illinois RailNet CF7 in Flagg Center, just outside of Rochelle.
  20. Broadway Street Tower

    Broadway Street Tower

    One of three towers in Blue Island, this one controls the crossing gates on Broadway Street, which crosses eight sets of tracks owned by three different railroads. 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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