I present Day 3 of Cass Rail Heritage Weekend 2018! In this video, you will see three active Shay locomotives strut their stuff by the Cass Depot. Make sure you turn up the sound as each engine has its own unique whistle sound. Enjoy!
Once again turn up the sound, sit back and relax a take a trip up the mountain from Cass all the way to Twin Bridges. On the way, you will get off a for a few photo run-bys past Whittaker Station deep in the woods, a few more at Old Spruce before finally entering Spruce.... Continue Reading →
Turn up the sound, sit back, and relax as you take a ride from Cass to Whittaker Station with Shay #11. You'll travel through the Cass Shops, the two switchbacks and see some switching action before heading back down in total darkness.
Railfans east of Chicago were treated to an unprecedented appearance of the Union Pacific Office Car Special. The special passenger train was headed by two new EMD SD70AH's the lead unit being the new Spirit of the Union Pacific #1943 which was painted to resemble a B29 of the same name and honor every branch... Continue Reading →
I took advantage of the 40-degree weather to shoot some Norfolk Southern action at the Crosse Road railroad crossing. You will see two westbound trains, an intermodal and a hotshot freight. Two diesel locomotives a Dash-9 and Dash-8 then emerged out of Fairline Yard and headed east but not before giving a great horn show.... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwNPsj1CM3w I rode the Joliet Rocket with Nickel Plate Road 765 on June 17, 2017. We left a little behind schedule but once the train started moving I went to the open vestibule in our car to experience the sound of a 1944 built locomotive travel 70 MPH. The Windy City had other ideas and... Continue Reading →
I rode morning Joliet Rocket behind Nickel Plate Road 765. Due to a late start, the photo run by was cancelled so the crew arranged a mini run by at La Salle Street Station in Chicago. Not wanting to be in the crowd my Dad and I headed to end of the platform to see... Continue Reading →