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  1. DSP3412


    CSX #130 At Naperville Illinois
  2. NS 15E w/NS SD60 6708

    NS 15E w/NS SD60 6708

    Photograph taken of NS 15E running on the NS Illinois Division west of Clymers, IN.
  3. Pacing NS 2614

    Pacing NS 2614

    Photograph taken of NS 21T running on the NS Illinois Division west of Clymers, IN during a bit of a snow storm.
  4. Ancona


    A westbound passes the signal bridge on the curve in Ancona, on the ex-ATSF mainline out of Chicago.
  5. Chicago Sub

    Chicago Sub

    A pair of ex-Santa Fe Dash 9's motor through Congress Park along the BNSF Chicago Sub.
  6. IR 6 - Ottawa

    IR 6 - Ottawa

    Every engine displayed here, was on and idling. It was a really cool sound. Here, IR 6 is attatched to IR 2, OSS 3757 is by itself, and HBRY 5008, 5009, and NKC 3 are ready to go to Eola, which won't happen for another 24+ hours...
  7. HBRY 5008 - Ottawa

    HBRY 5008 - Ottawa

    The Hudson Bay SD50's are attatched to NKC 3, which was brought to Eola via the BNSF manifest, "GALCHC."
  8. CSP 4 - Ottawa

    CSP 4 - Ottawa

    The dead manifest... Can you find IR 7?
  9. NKC 3 - Ottawa

    NKC 3 - Ottawa

    This was a real surprise! I was afraid that clouds would roll into the area so I went to the shops before picking my friend up, and saw this surprise sitting on the point.
  10. NKC 3 - Ottawa

    NKC 3 - Ottawa

    NKC 3 sits basking in the early morning sun.
  11. UP 1995

    UP 1995

  12. BNSF 2169

    BNSF 2169

    BNSF 2169 backing into the smaller yard in Hodgkins, across the street from the Willow Springs yard.
  13. Hunter's Harlot

    Hunter's Harlot

    Despite the termination of CN SD40-2s, Hunter Harrison can't bring himself to repaint an IC SD40R. I suppose it does look kinda' neat, though. This train is preparing to take the siding.
  14. Bogies?


    What appears to be axels or freightcar bogies seem to be covered on this IC flatcar. They don't seem to covered very well, let alone tied to the car for that matter.
  15. CN5444


    Alot of old friends came to visit me today. Here we see CN 5444, which I have crossed paths with atleast 3 times. Behind the SD50 is an Illinois Central SD40-2R 6058. They took CN 450 into the hole to wait for an Westbound coal train.
  16. IC Dash 9-44CW

    IC Dash 9-44CW

    IC 2717 and 6128 roll down the Illinois Central past the Homewood Railroad Park. Link for the Homewood Railroad Park:
  17. DSP8102_2_PS


  18. Lisle Illinois with Nikon 80-400VR lens

    Lisle Illinois with Nikon 80-400VR lens

    Lisle Illinois Metra Station. This thing was moving pretty good. Someday I'll learn the types of engines. I guess all I can use to describe it now is BNSF, #137. The train was East bound on track 3.
  19. Kernan, Illinois

    Kernan, Illinois

    Westbound through Kernan, Illinois, on the old ATSF with four different BNSF paint schemes up front.
  20. Ice covered NS 21A

    Ice covered NS 21A

    NS 21A westbound running on the NS Illinois Division's Lafayette District following a major shnow storm in North Central Indiana today. Sun appears a couple of hours prior to sunset for some sweet light. 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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