Sold to Erman-Howell in March, multiple Milwaukee Road U-Boats await scrapping on Chicago's Southeast side. Jim Mirabelli photo.
It may not be Utah or California, but the trains running through downtown Chicago travel through their own urban canyons on their way to/from their respective stations.
Here, Metra no. 173 sh... (more)
Amtrak Charger no. 300 rolls into Chicago, trailing on the eastbound California Zephyr. There were plenty of clouds in the area, and the train itself was running about four hours late by this poi... (more)
An Amtrak train (didn't get the ID) crawls into Chicago Union Station on a warm afternoon in the Windy City. Though not visible in this photo, both Patrick Henry Creative Promotions private cars w... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
That Toddlin' Town. As Amtrak 58 (City Of New Orleans) was backing into Chicago Union Station on the afternoon of October 6, 2019, passengers in Webb Rail's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd bu... (more)
Power for the 20th Century Ltd.coming into LaSalle St.Station.....
Under a beautiful sunset, WSOR T1 departs Clearing yard, bound for Janesville.
Metra trains wait at the Ogilvie Transportation Center to serve communities along the three Union Pacific operated lines that run from here. Included in the line up is UPY 711 shoving a consist in... (more)
A pair of Cascade green BN EMD's work a pulldown at Corwith Yard in Chicago. The diamonds where the CN Joliet and BNSF Chillicothe Subs cross can be seen in the background. It was a refreshing sig... (more)
A Precision National Leasing SD24, still in Southern paint, leads five other units on a Milwaukee Road train at Bensenville, Illinois. This was during the power shortage after bankruptcy and a m... (more)
These tracks have seen more plentiful days, though they are a reliable source for catching CN's fallen flags.
On this day the Illinois Central leads the Grand Trunk and EJ&E
Thomas Szczesniak Jr. photo.
Two Nickel Plate Alco PA's 181-183 Blue Birds, meeting a smoking Rock Island Alco RS-3 494 near Chicago's La Salle Street Station in August 1961. Photo from my collection, Photo by Van Dusen.
PHOTOG Adam Farence.....from my collection.