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  1. Santa Fe 943 sits crewless at Aurora with M-NSINTW.

    Santa Fe 943 sits crewless at Aurora with M-NSINTW.

    Santa Fe 943 sits crewless at Aurora with M-NSINTW.
  2. TP&W GP20 2056 sits at Galesburg

    TP&W GP20 2056 sits at Galesburg

    TP&W GP20 2056 sits in the engine terminal at Galesburg. I didn\'t even know TP&W still ran the GP20s, but it is very nice to see one in service.
  3. The MP heritage engine sits in Franklin Park

    The MP heritage engine sits in Franklin Park

    UP SD70ACe #1982, the MP heritage engine, sits on display in Franklin Park for Railroad Daze. This was the premire attraction this year.
  4. The MoPac Heritage engine sits in Momence

    The MoPac Heritage engine sits in Momence

    UP SD70ACe #1982, the MP Heritage engine, sits in Momence waiting for a southbound CSX train to pass through.
  5. SOO 4424 sits at Bensenville

    SOO 4424 sits at Bensenville

    SOO GP38-2 #4424 sits in Bensenville Yard as a plane flies over it heading for O Hare.
  6. WC 7518 sits in the deadline at Homewood

    WC 7518 sits in the deadline at Homewood

    WC SD45 #7518 sits in the deadline at Homewood along with CN GMD1 #1414, WC SD40 6001, and DWP SD40 5911. The other 2 DWP SD40s are also stored.
  7. DM&IR SD40-3 411 sits at Homewood

    DM&IR SD40-3 411 sits at Homewood

    DM&IR SD40-3 #411, a very rare sight in Illinois, sits at Homewood along with WC GP40 3006
  8. Clean IC SD40-2 6004 sits at Homewood

    Clean IC SD40-2 6004 sits at Homewood

    CN C40-8W #2457 and a IC SD70 lead a northbound stacker into Homewood Yard.
  9. Unpatched SP SD40M-2 8613 sits at Homewood

    Unpatched SP SD40M-2 8613 sits at Homewood

    Unpatched SP SD40M-2 #
  10. EJ&E 666 sits in Joliet

    EJ&E 666 sits in Joliet

    EJ&E SD38-2 #666 wearing shiny orange paint job sits in Joliet with a westbound manifest.
  11. UP E9A 949 sits by UD tower

    UP E9A 949 sits by UD tower

    UP E9A 949 pulls up to UD tower in Joliet with a business train. The classic looking Es and the tower make for a scene that looks like it is from the 1960s, not 2006. It was just like going back in time.
  12. Santa Fe motorcar 800 sits in Oswego

    Santa Fe motorcar 800 sits in Oswego

    Santa Fe motorcar #800 sits in Oswego getting ready for the return trip to Ottawa.
  13. BN motorcar 1325 leads the motorcar line

    BN motorcar 1325 leads the motorcar line

    BN motorcar #1325 heads up the long line of motorcars as they stop in Sheridan on the way to Oswego.
  14. Great Motor motorcar 573 sits in Sheridan

    Great Motor motorcar 573 sits in Sheridan

    Great Northern motorcar #573 sits in Sheridan during a stop. This motorcar has a electronic bell, 4 seats, and a cooler on the back of it. This was the car we all rode in during the trip. The great ride and the nice weather made for the perfect trip.
  15. Unrebuilt EJ&E 650 sits in Joliet

    Unrebuilt EJ&E 650 sits in Joliet

    EJ&E 650 holds westbound in Joliet. The engine is a non dash 2 SD38 and it still wears the old paint scheme. It is the only unrebuilt non Dash 2 SD38 on the system. It is due to be sent to Gary for a rebuild to dash 3 standards as well as new paint soon.
  16. CP 9714 sits in Gurnee with the holiday train

    CP 9714 sits in Gurnee with the holiday train

    CP AC4400CW #9714, all decorated for the holiday train, sits in Gurnee.
  17. Experimental Paint Scheme

    Experimental Paint Scheme

    BNSF GP39E #2911 is wearing another unusual paint scheme. This one is BN green with a BNSF logo on the side with BNSF lettering on the side. The road number is in a white oval. This paint scheme is sure more attractive then BNSF 4340.
  18. UP 8351 sits on display

    UP 8351 sits on display

    Here is a different view of UP SD70ACe #8351, sitting on display for Franklin Park Railroad Daze. Photo taken from the window of tower B12, which was also open for viewing.
  19. CB&Q E8A #9939A sits at the Museum of Transportation

    CB&Q E8A #9939A sits at the Museum of Transportation

    Burlington E8A #9939A, freshly painted, sits on display at the Museum of Transportation.
  20. Erie Lackawanna 3607 sits on display.

    Erie Lackawanna 3607 sits on display.

    Erie Lackawanna SD45 #3607 sits on display at the Museum of Transportation in Kirkwood. This is my favorite engine at this museum.


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