The Willis Tower looms over Amtrak's Chicago locomotive facility late at night. P42 188 at right awaits repairs after a grade crossing accident, while at left a new Siemens Charger backs a train ... (more)
A quiet Sunday morning at Amtrak Locomotive Shop.
Amtrak 100 and 99 are in action, along with a P32, in the late afternoon during Amtrak's constant service hostling ballet.
Three of Amtrak's four P42DC heritage units were in the yards this sunny afternoon. Unfortunately, the other two were out of reach by camera.
On occasion, visitors will happen into Amtrak's locomotive shop, usually units that have recently served as rescue power, and are being held (and presumably serviced) before they are returned to h... (more)
Special P32 #500 still wears the emblem from its Biofuel test on the Heartland Flyer.
Amtrak 112 recently showed up in Chicago, en route (eventually) to Beech Grove or the scrap heap. Number 112 caught fire in Elyria, OH on the morning of December 16th, while leading the Lake Shore... (more)
Still a couple phases behind the times, Cabbage 90368 is still in service.
The Blue Water rolls away from the magnificent Chicago skyline.
Amtrak 27 has just gotten a nose job in Chicago, and now is doing some switching duties while on rehab ...
Off to Pontiac, Michigan, the last Wolverine of the day heads over the massive lift bridge which has surely carried in the millions of passenger trains over the south branch of the Chicago ... (more)
They're back! A group of rehabilitated P40DCs are back, some with new paint, after a year down in Beech Grove. Several have been visible switching around in Amtrak's Chicago facility, such ... (more)
Amtrak 790/791 have been parked here for awhile. I'm wondering if this is the end of the line for these old fellers.
Amtrak 511 sits around outside the wheel truing shop, while UP 3803 moves light (with two sisters, out of view) through the Canal Street Wye.