Soo Line locomotives on the ready track.
Note the second horn. A Roger Puta Photograph
After making a setout at Schiller Park Yard, IC 1033 leads M346 out of town.
EMD's F45s were brutish-looking diesels, thanks to the cowl carbody design. Found on September 20th, 1997, at Schiller Park, IL, is Wisconsin Central F45 6654. Built in June 1968 as Santa Fe 191... (more)
Soo 2408 near the roundhouse at Schiller Park. Notice the tiny W.C. on the cab side, signifying the unit belonged to the "original" Wisconsin Central. That and the four digit road number was a dea... (more)
One of my Uncle Ron's slides. I was only 1 month old when this was taken.
Morning Lineup- Another cold night in Chicago has claimed the last of the nights southbound's. Lined up side by side, waiting on Re-crews and track space. Engineer Gary Foley, looks ready to roll,... (more)
Action - CP stripes reek action. All the hype of Flags, Beavers and otherwise, cant match the bold striping of CP's past.
Identity Theft - Its hard keeping a good Bluebird down. All the G-League grey and orange paint can't hide this units proud heritage. Once Boston & Maine 309, this unit displays B&M, Guilford, HLCX... (more)
Break In The Storm - A break in a late afternoon storm, that has adjacent O'hare airport shut down, produces this convenient surprise.
After a failed attempt to get the 261 turned, the loco was backed down to Schiller Park yard. The crew disembarks and starts the shut down for the evening. The locals come out to admire this engin... (more)
Soo Line F7 #2225B poses at Schiller Park, August 1977.
An NS SD70 leads a pair of CN SD60 draper tapers on a short mixed freight.
WC GP40 3014 prepares to lead the Schiller Park Local out of the yard. Photographing a WC unit on the point today was not one of the goals on my list and it was a nice surprise.