METX 409 hustles southbound over Hickory Creek.
NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket over Cermak Road in Chicago as seen from the CTA Cermak/Chinatown platform. A outbound Metra meets the 765 in the meantime.
The outbound Blue Water departs Chicago and heads towards Port Huron.
It's the first day of operations on Illinois' newest shortline railroad, the Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad. Owned by Watco, this line operates on CSX's former Decatur Subdivision and Danvill... (more)
A westbound BNSF pipe train travels along the causeway over Carlyle Lake as a boater races along side.
Metra 128 leads an outbound over a bridge in downtown Chicago.
UP 3897 leads a southbound rack train over the Big Muddy River near Wolf Lake, Illinois on UP's Chester Subdivision.
Locomotives: UP 3897 & 5369
A Green line train roars out of the Tube on the IIT Campus as it heads toward the next station, 35th Bronzeville IIT.
The new Phase II heritage unit leads Lincoln Service 302 north over the new Kankakee River bridge in Wilmington.
West of Western Ave. station the Brown line ramps down to surface operation on the ground still powered by the third rail. Two train meet on the incline.
A rerouted Red line train rolls through the curve at 40th St and S. Wabash Ave.
On December 16, 1983, two Toledo, Peoria and Western trains pose at the Farmdale trestle near East Peoria, Illinois. Above is train No. 24, the the Effner Local, with GP38-2s Nos. 2002 and 2008, p... (more)
GTW blue leads L545 over the Cal Sag Channel.
Street running pre-rubber tire era on the south side of Chicago. Bustitution in Chicago was not far off in the future. The grainess is due to this photo being an Anscochrome original.