When it doubt, go SOO!
A former Union Pacific C40-8, now playing for team CN, awaits a recrew at Galewood, followed by a pair of Milwaukee Road painted "Bandits." This is a CP G28 train, bound for Bensenville.
In a scene straight from the 1990's, G28 sits at Galewood Yard with a trio of SOO GP38-2's, while 643 idles away with a trio of SOO SD60's. The 643 had just been recrewed and another crew would sh... (more)
A DME train with a StL&H leader sits in Galewood as a mysterious pair of Illinois Central geeps shunt a tank car around the yard.
A strange scene in Galewood yard. An NS-lead grain train sits tied down, next to a GE sitting long hood-forward on point of a manifest. To the right, we can see the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bai... (more)
The power for the Mars local makes its run-around, meeting another former Soo Line motor and providing an interesting contrast in paint schemes.
The Indiana Railroad is one of the more mysterious visitors to this part of Chicago, but with a bit of luck they can be found.
Even with the sagging economy, Galewood can still be a busy place. Here, we see a local job pull out onto the mainline, leaving an Indiana Railroad coke train back in the yard. In the distance, an... (more)
A coke train from the Indiana Railroad sits in Galewood awaiting a new crew.
The power for the Mars local makes its running around move in Galewood.
The power for the Mars job makes its run-around move at Galewood, as a Canadian Pacific manifest heads towards Cragin.
Delayed since at last noon by the derailment at Cragin, an empty WSOR coal train destined for Clearing idles in the Galewood yard.
All is calm and all is bright on a Christmas night in Galewood. A DME train, believed to be MHUCC, is left waiting for the BRC to accept the train.
Despite the absence of posted notices, or any definite sign this access road is railroad property, the CP police told me to leave. Strangely, this is the first time I've seen CP cops on this part ... (more)
Two CP trains wait for Metra traffic to clear on a hot afternoon.