NS high hoods have earned their keep working the bottle trains between the ArcelorMittal plants at East Chicago and Riverdale. NS 5152 is seen here at the Lakefront Yard in East Chicago where they... (more)
An inbound Metra electric train is approaching Van Burn Street under the Chicago skyline all dressed up for the Chicago Cubs World Series Champions. Tomorrow would be the busiest day in Metra's hi... (more)
KBS 701 south is seen on the approach the small interchange / storage yard at the north end of Danville. This was the best fall foliage I could come up with on a very bland, straight and seldom us... (more)
A short 5 car KB&S hopper train heads south by the elevator at Heaton, IL. Does anyone happen to know what business they have south of Cheneyville other than storage cars?
Shortly after crossing the TP&W, KBS 701 & 702 roll across the harvested fields and small wind farm outside Sheldon, IL on the Danville Branch.
A southbound gondola train departs the KB&S headquaters at Iroquois on the line to Lafayette. Another crew would grab a small cut of cars for Cheneyville and Danville.
IG4TA is strung out on the lead waiting for a recrew to finish building the train. Within the next hour the train will be ready and will make its departure on time at 8pm after Amtrak 307 goes by ... (more)
Southbound sand train on the ol' WC pounds the CP diamonds at Dulpainville.
After interchanging with the AVR at Island Yard, westbound C28 splits the signals at Leetsdale on its way back to Conway Yard.
An eastbound stack train crosses the stone arch bridge spanning the Juniata River at Mt. Union, PA.
A look deep inside the East Broad Top Graveyard at Mt. Union. The Kovalchick Salvage Corporation decided not to scrap the railroad and when they bought it in 1956. In 1961, it officially became a ... (more)
A full moon illuminates the Pennsylvania position lights guarding MP 263 at Summerhill on a pleasant Autumn night.
AMTK 145 swings around the corner at Portage with the Phase III heritage knocking down the position lights.
Eastbound stack train gets a shove up the west slope with the helpers splitting the position lights at Portage.
Westbound hot shot UPS intermodal exits the tunnel at Gallitzin.