Shortly after getting off the BNSF at 31st Street, H NTWBRC makes its way south down the BRC at LeMoyne. A pair of Santa Fe Warbonnets and a Heritage 1 Dash 9 make for a great lash-up from the '90... (more)
BRC's industry job makes a pick-up at Independence Tube Corporation.
BRC MP15AC 150 departs Charter Steel on Chicago's west side after making its pick-up.
All red at CP Morgan. The Pennsy position lights have been guiding trains through Racine Avenue in Chicago since the 1920's. Over the next few days, they will be taken out of service and replaced ... (more)
A pair of Southern Belles head south through the famed Blue Island Junction.
A CSX SD40-2 holds in Dolton with a westbound vehicle train.
The Oil Local switches Rowell Chemical with a Bessemer & Lake Erie SD38-2 in charge. Trailing is the EJ&E 666, which now wears CN paint.
GTW GP9R 4623 and GP38-2 5832 switch the north end of Glenn Yard on a sunny morning. The GP9R is older than the GP38-2, but is in considerably better condition!
Closing in on the destination of Glenn Yard, Wisconsin Central GP40 3018 and Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38-2 667 make for a pretty incredible lash-up as they lead the Argo Local through Summit.
BRC 151 heads south across the BNSF Chillicothe Sub at LeMoyne. This local usually has a Geep of some kind for power, so I was pleasantly surprised to see it operating with a switcher on this sunn... (more)
Norfolk Southern's "Honoring Our Veterans" unit makes a nice appearance this morning as it leads an extra M336 train out of Joliet.
After switching the industries in Willowbrook all night, the Y HOD302 heads home to GM Yard with a Cascade green GP50 leading the way.
It's the EMD show in Mendota as a pair of H3 Geeps make some switching moves around town. Meanwhile, Cascade green Geep 2720 sits quietly on the house track.
EJE 659 takes headroom out of Glenn Yard at 47 Crossover. More than 9 years into the CN takeover, the classic orange SD38-2's are still making daily appearances around the Chicagoland area.
A westbound windmill train departs Eola Yard with a British Columbia Railway C40-8M doing the honors.