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  1. 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.
  2. ATSF 2940

    ATSF 2940

    An ATSF Geep working outside Willow Springs. If your looking, you can still find sets of five Geeps racing trains across Illinois on the old Sante Fe.
  3. Stone Avenue in La Grange

    Stone Avenue in La Grange

    A westbound mixed freight approaches Stone Avenue station along the BNSF with an ex-ATSF B40-8 leading the way. September 2000, La Grange Illinois.
  4. BNSF ES44DC

    BNSF ES44DC

    BNSF 7648 at the tail end of a light power move out of Willow Springs during a little snowstorm, waiting for the indication to proceed.
  5. BN E9A 9916 and commuter train at Chicago, IL

    BN E9A 9916 and commuter train at Chicago, IL

    BN E9A 9916 and commuter train at Chicago, IL. Sept. 1974. Photo (c) Verne Brummel. Photo editor: Dave Cramer. Visit our website for more at: http://trainsite.8m.com/slides.html
  6. Santa Fe 8730 at Coal City, Illinois

    Santa Fe 8730 at Coal City, Illinois

    Santa Fe 8730 leads a westbound intermodal through Coal City, Illinois.
  7. EJ&E 661 at Crest Hill, Illinois

    EJ&E 661 at Crest Hill, Illinois

    EJ&E 661 and EJ&E 669 sit with today's JSW3 at Crest Hill, Illinois.
  8. BNSF 4635 at Coal City, Illinois

    BNSF 4635 at Coal City, Illinois

    BNSF 4635 leads a westbound stack train through Coal City, Illinois.
  9. Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M #8208 at Ransom, Illinois on October 14th, 2006

    Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M #8208 at Ransom, Illinois on October 14th, 2006

    Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M #8208 leads a westbound stack train through Ransom, Illinois.
  10. BNSF 4428 at Ransom, Illinois on October 1st, 2006

    BNSF 4428 at Ransom, Illinois on October 1st, 2006

    BNSF 4428 leads an eastbound intermodal train through Ransom, Illinois.
  11. BN 7045 at Toluca, Illinois on October 6th, 2006

    BN 7045 at Toluca, Illinois on October 6th, 2006

    BN 7045 leads an eastbound stack train through Toluca, Illinois.
  12. UP 9472 at Ransom, Illinois on October 14th, 2006

    UP 9472 at Ransom, Illinois on October 14th, 2006

    UP 9472 leads a westbound autorack train through Ransom, Illinois.
  13. UP/CNW 1995, CNW 8701 and CNW 8646 at Elburn, Illinois on October 8th, 2006

    UP/CNW 1995, CNW 8701 and CNW 8646 at Elburn, Illinois on October 8th, 2006

    UP/CNW ACe 1995 and CNWs 8701 and 8646 highball through the countryside, passing the Elburn CO-OP. This was most likely my last time seeing the third engine. CNW 8646 was sent to Proviso for it's 92 day inspection, four days after this photo was taken.
  14. BNSF 5036 at Ransom, Illinois on October 6th, 2006

    BNSF 5036 at Ransom, Illinois on October 6th, 2006

    BNSF 5036 leads an eastbound stack train through Ransom, Illinois.
  15. Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M 8208 at Ransom, Illinois

    Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M 8208 at Ransom, Illinois

    Here's the lash-up that we've been waiting for! Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M 8208, a BNSF H2 Dash 9, a BNSF H1 SD40-2 and an Oakway SD60 highball a westbound stack train through Ransom!
  16. Momence Wreck

    Momence Wreck

    The remnants of the T-boned Maine Central 375(Guilford Rail) just north of the diamond in Momence. The engine, or prime mover, is nearby in the dirt. More details on the wreck in the forums: http://www.railroadforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10482
  17. Momence Wreck

    Momence Wreck

    What remains of CN 6026 sits in the mud just north of the diamond, several sets of trucks are just to the left.
  18. Conrail  C40-8W

    Conrail C40-8W

    An ex-Conrail C40-8W proceeds toward the crossing at Brighton Park.
  19. Through the Snow

    Through the Snow

    A pair of BNSF SD70MAC units head east through Western Springs past a METRA commuter, February 2000.
  20. Rock Island in Silvis

    Rock Island in Silvis

    Two Rock Island switchers next to the massive NRE shop complex (ex-Rock Island) in Silvis, 1998.




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