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4/8/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Marcus W
Dates:6/29/2010 - 3/13/2020
Album Info:Anything from Illinois; whether it be as far south as Metropolis, or as north as Chicago.
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BNSF 7604
Title:  BNSF 7604
Description:  Display locomotive 7604 at the Galesburg Depot while an Amtrak makes a stop.
Photo Date:  6/29/2010  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 4:28:27 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7604(ES44DC) AMTK 88(P42DC)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
CBQ 3006
Title:  CBQ 3006
Description:  3006 on display at the Galesburg Depot. It's starting to look pretty shoddy. Or maybe it's just the rain.
Photo Date:  6/29/2010  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 4:30:14 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CBQ 3006(4-6-4)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
BNSF 629
Title:  BNSF 629
Description:  While this is a pretty bad shot, it IS an original warbonnet, so I thought I'd throw it up here.
Photo Date:  6/29/2010  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 4:29:47 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 629(C44-9W) ATSF 629(C44-9W)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
BNSF 7213
Title:  BNSF 7213
Description:  Shot of the day. BNSF's MADGAL upstairs, and a BNSF Z train down below.
Photo Date:  6/29/2010  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 4:30:39 PM
Location:  Galesburg, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7213(ES44DC)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
FTRL 1206
Title:  FTRL 1206
Description:  FTRL 1206 sitting idle just north of Alton on Route 3.
Photo Date:  8/7/2010  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 1:54:39 PM
Location:  Alton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  FTRL 1206(SW1200)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
PAL Power
Title:  PAL Power
Description:  PAL Power resting in Princeton, KY. Added shot due to having PAL 2013 in pic.
Photo Date:  2/18/2015  Upload Date: 12/14/2016 6:33:02 PM
Location:  Princeton, KY
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PAL 2013(SD70MAC) PAL 2113(GP40-3) PAL 2114(Road Slug)
Views:  207   Comments: 1
Monticello GP11
Title:  Monticello GP11
Description:  GP10 pulling a museum train
Photo Date:  5/3/2015  Upload Date: 12/14/2016 6:35:45 PM
Location:  Monticello, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  IC 8733(GP11)
Views:  95   Comments: 1
Monticello Shops
Title:  Monticello Shops
Description:  401 in the shop
Photo Date:  5/3/2015  Upload Date: 12/14/2016 6:37:32 PM
Location:  Monticello, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  SOU 401(2-8-0) MILW 1649(NW2)
Views:  116   Comments: 1
AMTK 66
Title:  AMTK 66
Description:  Amtrak 66 pulling a northbound.
Photo Date:  7/17/2015  Upload Date: 12/14/2016 10:34:22 PM
Location:  Champaign, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 66(P42DC)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
NS Coal
Title:  NS Coal
Description:  NS Coal with IT Heritage
Photo Date:  8/23/2015  Upload Date: 12/14/2016 10:39:32 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives: 
Views:  58   Comments: 0
CN 2007 North
Title:  CN 2007 North
Description:  Northbound C40-8 running a manifest north.
Photo Date:  1/7/2018  Upload Date: 1/8/2018 9:34:37 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2007(C40-8) CN 5424(SD60)
Views:  108   Comments: 1
CN 2007 North
Title:  CN 2007 North
Description:  Northbound C40-8 running a manifest north.
Photo Date:  1/7/2018  Upload Date: 1/8/2018 9:30:59 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  CN 2007(C40-8) CN 5424(SD60)
Views:  99   Comments: 1
Amtrak 391 South
Title:  Amtrak 391 South
Description:  New Siemens Charger running south. Note the three baggage cars and three Superliner coaches in the consist.
Photo Date:  1/7/2018  Upload Date: 1/8/2018 9:35:25 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  IDTX 4625(SC-44)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
AMTK 391 South
Title:  AMTK 391 South
Description:  New Siemens Charger running south. Note the three baggage cars and three Superliner coaches in the consist.
Photo Date:  1/7/2018  Upload Date: 1/8/2018 9:35:03 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  IDTX 4625(SC-44)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
Amtrak 391 South
Title:  Amtrak 391 South
Description:  AMTK 391 blitzes south with a new Charger on the point. Notice the three Superliner coaches.
Photo Date:  1/27/2018  Upload Date: 2/6/2018 9:21:23 AM
Location:  Ludlow, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Winter,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  IDTX 4613(SC-44)
Views:  263   Comments: 5
Morning Freight
Title:  Morning Freight
Description:  A northbound UP rolls through Hustle, IL.
Photo Date:  2/6/2018  Upload Date: 2/6/2018 9:26:18 AM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  RollingStock,Winter,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  68   Comments: 2
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:38:27 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GECX 7927(C40-8W)
Views:  229   Comments: 1
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:38:40 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 5772(SD75I)
Views:  54   Comments: 1
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:38:54 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8936(C40-9W)
Views:  60   Comments: 1
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:39:11 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6806(SD60M)
Views:  71   Comments: 1
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description:  CN intermodal heading north. 3 CN engines, two ex-CSX Dash 8s, and two NSs on an overpowered train.
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:25:35 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus Wilmsmeyer
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 8813(SD70M-2)
Views:  42   Comments: 1
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description:  CN intermodal heading north. 3 CN engines, two ex-CSX Dash 8s, and two NSs on an overpowered train.
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:25:50 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CN 2099(C40-8W) GECX 7312(C40-8W) GECX 7927(C40-8W)
Views:  185   Comments: 2
CN Intermodal North
Title:  CN Intermodal North
Description:  CN intermodal heading north. 3 CN engines, two ex-CSX Dash 8s, and two NSs on an overpowered train.
Photo Date:  2/13/2018  Upload Date: 2/13/2018 9:26:10 PM
Location:  Champaign, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  55   Comments: 1
Long-Hood Forward
Title:  Long-Hood Forward
Description:  CN northbound manifest with a former BC Rail unit leading.
Photo Date:  3/14/2018  Upload Date: 3/15/2018 8:57:26 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BCOL 4646(C44-9W) GECX 9480(C41-8W)
Views:  153   Comments: 1
Long-Hood Forward
Title:  Long-Hood Forward
Description:  BCOL 4646 leads GECX 9480 north on a CN manifest
Photo Date:  3/14/2018  Upload Date: 3/15/2018 8:59:56 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BCOL 4646(C44-9W) GECX 9480(C41-8W)
Views:  302   Comments: 0
2 GP60's Hustling
Title:  2 GP60's Hustling
Description:  2 GP60's rush a local south at Hustle, IL.
Photo Date:  3/22/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:08:50 PM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2094(GP60) UP 1968(GP60)
Views:  82   Comments: 1
Grain in the Siding
Title:  Grain in the Siding
Description:  CN 5672 pilots a loaded grain train into the siding at Paxton.
Photo Date:  3/22/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:10:29 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5672(SD75I) CSX 3009(ES44AC-H) NS 8417(C40-8W)
Views:  50   Comments: 1
Snowy Saturday in March
Title:  Snowy Saturday in March
Description:  Amtrak 391 runs south at Paxton. The same train and engine can be seen the next day, in much better lighting: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=4930663
Photo Date:  3/24/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:20:05 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IDTX 4611(SC-44)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
Snow-Covered Sunday
Title:  Snow-Covered Sunday
Description:  Amtrak 390 races north at Paxton, where it will meet 391 in another few minutes. A 360° video of this train can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibMGKIvS-zQ
Photo Date:  3/25/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:20:48 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IDTX 4613(SC-44)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
Snow-Covered Sunday
Title:  Snow-Covered Sunday
Description:  After a snowstorm dumped 6 inches the day before, the skies opened up for a good shot of Amtrak 391. For a 360° video of this train, the link is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibMGKIvS-zQ
Photo Date:  3/25/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:22:30 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IDTX 4611(SC-44)
Views:  86   Comments: 2
Tuesday Morning Blues
Title:  Tuesday Morning Blues
Description:  A northbound City of New Orleans runs through town.
Photo Date:  4/3/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:31:55 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 4(P42DC)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
UP Loaded Coal
Title:  UP Loaded Coal
Description:  A northbound UP rolls through Hustle, IL.
Photo Date:  4/5/2018  Upload Date: 4/6/2018 4:32:19 PM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5821(AC44CWCTE) UP 7012(AC4460CW)
Views:  58   Comments: 0
UP Empty Coal South
Title:  UP Empty Coal South
Description:  This is the same location and same train I shot a week ago, as shown here: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=4930674
Photo Date:  4/11/2018  Upload Date: 4/12/2018 11:15:51 AM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5821(AC44CWCTE) UP 7012(AC4460CW)
Views:  107   Comments: 1
Amtrak 393 at Paxton, IL
Title:  Amtrak 393 at Paxton, IL
Description:  Amtrak 393 passes through Paxton. The brick tower used to be a municipal water tower for the town, and is now a museum.
Photo Date:  4/30/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:50:39 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IDTX 4614(SC-44)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
UP Southbound
Title:  UP Southbound
Description:  Southbound frac sand at Hustle, IL.
Photo Date:  5/29/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:53:25 AM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6778(AC44CW) UP 2441(SD60M) UP 2246(SD60M)
Views:  77   Comments: 1
Southbound CN Manifest
Title:  Southbound CN Manifest
Description:  Southbound CN manifest waits on the main at Paxton, IL.
Photo Date:  6/4/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:54:33 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 5688(SD75I) BNSF 5246(C44-9W) CN 2344(ES44DC)
Views:  37   Comments: 1
CN Intermodal
Title:  CN Intermodal
Description:  Sister engines CN 3107 and 3106 roll an intermodal south.
Photo Date:  6/5/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:55:58 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 3107(ET44AC) CN 3106(ET44AC)
Views:  88   Comments: 1
Amtrak 393
Title:  Amtrak 393
Description:  Amtrak 393 races south at Buckley, IL.
Photo Date:  6/5/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:57:13 AM
Location:  Buckley, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IDTX 4602(SC-44)
Views:  68   Comments: 2
UP Autoracks
Title:  UP Autoracks
Description:  Southbound vehicle train leaves Chicago for points south and west.
Photo Date:  6/7/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:55:18 AM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8661(SD70ACe) UP 2246(SD60M)
Views:  48   Comments: 1
Covered Hopper on a Flat
Title:  Covered Hopper on a Flat
Description:  While the hopper seems to be in decent condition (aside from the rust), something happened to it to make it ride on a flatcar for repairs.
Photo Date:  6/7/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 12:10:25 PM
Location:  Hustle, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  35   Comments: 0
UP on the NS
Title:  UP on the NS
Description:  UP units lead an NS freight just outside of Decatur, IL. Trailing the trio is SCAX 925, on its way to California.
Photo Date:  6/17/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 12:14:36 PM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7742(AC45CCTE) UP 6643(AC44CW) UP 6508(AC44CW) SCAX 925(Unknown)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
SCAX 925 Rolls South
Title:  SCAX 925 Rolls South
Description:  Just after departing Decatur, new EMD F125 SCAX 925 rolls along the ex-Wabash line on its way to St. Louis. From there, it'll ride out to California.
Photo Date:  6/17/2018  Upload Date: 6/19/2018 11:46:38 AM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SCAX 925(Unknown)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Illinois Central, Monday morning rail
Title:  Illinois Central, Monday morning rail
Description:  There aren't 15 cars, and there's probably more than 15 riders, but this is the City of New Orleans on the same day as mentioned in Steve Goodman's song.
Photo Date:  7/2/2018  Upload Date: 7/3/2018 9:59:33 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 32(P42DC)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
Amtrak 58
Title:  Amtrak 58
Description:  The City of New Orleans races through Paxton on a Tuesday morning.
Photo Date:  7/3/2018  Upload Date: 7/3/2018 9:51:47 AM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 168(P42DC)
Views:  37   Comments: 0
Northbound CN Intermodal
Title:  Northbound CN Intermodal
Description:  UP 7178 smokes it up leaving the siding in Paxton, after waiting for a southbound manifest. Unusual engines in the consist are ex-NS 9103, ex-CSX 7356, and EMDX 1606, one of EMD's Tier 4 demonstrators.
Photo Date:  8/10/2018  Upload Date: 9/9/2018 5:57:57 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7178(AC44CW) UP 4955(SD70M) NS 9103(C44-9W) UP 4617(SD70M) NS 9277(C44-9W) GECX 7356(C40-8W) EMDX 1606(SD70AH-T4)
Views:  115   Comments: 1
Ex-NS 9103
Title:  Ex-NS 9103
Description:  With its NS markings removed, NS is now owned by a leasing company. It's probably GECX.
Photo Date:  8/10/2018  Upload Date: 9/9/2018 5:58:26 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9103(C44-9W)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
UP SD70M
Title:  UP SD70M
Description:  UP 4617 helps get a CN intermodal out of a siding at Paxton.
Photo Date:  8/10/2018  Upload Date: 9/9/2018 5:58:54 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4617(SD70M)
Views:  11   Comments: 0
NS 9277
Title:  NS 9277
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2018  Upload Date: 9/9/2018 6:01:24 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9277(C44-9W)
Views:  7   Comments: 0
GE Leaser
Title:  GE Leaser
Description:  GECX 7356 helps roll a train north.
Photo Date:  8/10/2018  Upload Date: 9/9/2018 6:01:49 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GECX 7356(C40-8W)
Views:  35   Comments: 1
EMD Demonstrator
Title:  EMD Demonstrator
Description:  First time I've ever seen one in person; while the unit is dead-in-tow (only one out of 7), it might be going to the CN to test. Hoping to see more of these.
Photo Date:  8/10/2018  Upload Date: 9/9/2018 6:04:07 PM
Location:  Paxton, IL
Author:  Marcus W
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EMDX 1606(SD70AH-T4)
Views:  60   Comments: 1


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