A westbound empty oil train bound for the Dakotas rolls thru downtown Aurora on the BNSF Chicago Sub. The train just met a HLAWNSI and the DP can be seen to the right. This is pretty much the end ... (more)
Downtown Aurora on the BNSF Chicago Sub is kind of a neat area. The trains scoot thru downtown on elevated trackage. A Monroe, MI, empty rolls pass CP 37 as it makes its way towards the Mendota Su... (more)
BNSF 1549 leads eastbound R-CHI457 as it stops in emergency barely missing a car.
A pair of BNSF EMD's have brought a loaded coal train into Chicago and tied down on the BNSF Chicago Sub, awaiting a new crew to bring the train on to NS towards its destination.
A pair of BNSF GP23ECO's shove back through Cicero Yard after spotting a string a intermodal cars while two coal trains pass by in the background. Both of these GP23ECO were originally built as Sa... (more)
A pair of leased HLCX GP38's in the company's maroon scheme shuffle spine cars as they work the intermodal ramp at BNSF's Cicero Yard near Chicago. HLCX 1058 was originally built as an MKT GP40 in... (more)
METX 211, Metra’s new CB&Q heritage unit, leads outbound BNSF train 1277 out of Chicago on the BNSF Racetrack in the last light this past week.
One of Metra's F40PHM-2's leads an outbound commuter train as it departs Union Station and takes the BNSF Chicago Sub towards Aurora.
A Helm Leasing GP38-2 is paired with a BNSF GP as they pause at the yard office after working BNSF's Cicero Intermodal Facility on the west side of Chicago.
METX 195, one of the last remaining F40PHM-2s, leads an outbound train to Aurora in Hinsdale, IL.
A BNSF SD40-2 and leased HLCX GP38-2 are working BNSF's Cicero Yard in Chicago, shoving a cut of autoracks down the track to be spotted for an outbound train. A new switch panel waits at left to b... (more)
A pair of H1 BNSF GP's work the intermodal yard at Cicero on BNSF's Chicago Sub. Here, the two locomotives are pulling a string of empty spine cars past the yard tower.
With rain clouds looming overhead, a brief window of sunlight illuminates an eastbound BNSF manifest freight as it passes the Metra station in Hinsdale, IL. Locomotives:BNSF 6983 ES44... (more)
BNSF 9766 is in charge of the westbound California Zephyr as it rolls through downtown Aurora running 1hr behind schedule.
BNSF 2732 runs its wheels off assisting #4 from Albuquerque to Chicago as it rolls out its final 11 miles blasting through Riverside just before sunset.