Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder makes an on time departure out of downtown Chicago and passes under the PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan on Metra's Milwaukee District.
An Indiana Harbor Belt hump job is working hard on the west of the railroads yard in Blue Island, Illinois. In the lead is an SD20, smoking it up along with an SW1500 and yard slug.
An F40PH shoves an inbound Metra train towards Chicago after making a station stop in Franklin Park. The train passes under a classic signal bridge at Tower B12 on CP's Elgin Sub. Locomoti... (more)
Outbound and inbound Metra commuter trains meet at Tower B12 on the CP Elgin Sub in Franklin Park under a classic signal bridge. Locomotives:METX 404 MP36PH-3SMETX 414 MP36PH-3S
A Metra commuter train slows for its station stop in Elmhurst on Union Pacific's ex-CNW line just west of Proviso Yard. Locomotives:METX 144 F40PH-3
The Minnesota Commercial rosters an eclectic mix of Alco and older GE locomotives at it's engine terminal and roundhouse in Saint Paul.
Pan Am Railways bid farewell to the Ringling Bros Circus train by sending down their FP9 locomotives PAR 1 and 2 to power the train, in addition to 3 other units. Here, the circus extra parallels ... (more)