AT&SF coach yard at 18th St just to the north side of China Town. Nothing had really changed much except the Amtrak pointless arrows on the cars as it was still almost all ex-Santa Fe trains that ... (more)
ATSF 57, a full RPO car sits forlornly on a spur in Duluth MN weathering yet another winter. Quick research showed that this car had been at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay as recently a... (more)
Dating back to the days of the Pennsylvania Railroad, commuter service was operated between Chicago and Valparaiso, Indiana, and lasted into the 1980s. In this instance, a Conrail GP7 is seen ass... (more)
Metra service leaving from LaSalle Street, in a heavy rain over Chicago in late afternoon of November 1 from last year, with a classic icon of the city in the background, the Willis Tower, built a... (more)
One of Union Pacific’s new autoracks is freshly-painted Armour yellow and sits inside the railroad’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 28, 2011. ETTX No. 715005 will now get its roof and... (more)
CN 3079 leads stack train Q120 over the trestle at East Mines, Nova Scotia, with the sun rising for another day. Sometime over the last little while, everything along here had been brush cut, maki... (more)
I finally got to see a little snow this year after temperatures reached low enough for the snow to stick. A PVJR train takes a cut of cars away from the BNSF interchange.
Still bearing the New Haven logo on its nose, Penn Central E40 4974 rumbles out of the Park Avenue tunnel at 97th Street with a northbound passenger run. On April 8,1970, a few hints of spring hov... (more)
Cold weather makes good steam as this JS Class locomotive demonstrates leaving the coal mine's "Blue Loader". The shift is almost over for this crew as they make one last trip to the washery after... (more)
A current duo of GE 74t locomotives put into service in 1957, commande a local train of chemical cars with destination Oxiquim in Talcahuano.
Seen in their final full year of operation, the "original" Auto Train Auto Carriers had seen better days. The 9114 was removed from the roster wearing Phase III. This particular car was... (more)
Rainy day in the busy Junction 18 Wells & Lake Interlocking in Downtown Chicago. Meeting of several trains in the complex junction of "Metro" Chicago Transit Authority, one of the busiest junction... (more)
Amtrak 391, the Saluki, races south at Ludlow, IL, with four baggage cars and three Superliner coaches.
Shoving a dimensional load. A crewmember rides the rear of flat car QTTX 130706 as a transformer gets shoved towards CP's Lasalle yard, with CP 2262 pushing as they pass through Lasalle Sta... (more)