When the Metra clears, Amtrak flies around the curve.
H GFDBRC had a blue bonnet GP60 on the point of a pretty electric consist. I was anticipating it on M3, thus I was standing in almost the exact spot I was at for this picture. I saw the head light... (more)
I knew about the two GE standard cabs on NSINTW, but my jaw dropped when I saw the Conrail slowly making its way around the curve.
For what seems like the millionth time, 90230 takes to the BNSF Chicago sub leading todays 380.
I wish it was in the warbonnet scheme, but I'll take what I can get.
One of the few times I'll be happy to see a UP. This guy was able to escape the dead line and bring this UP trackage rights train into Chicago, where the engine will probably be put in a dead line... (more)
Note the number boards on the left side, "883" is upside down.
AMTK 380 has two P42's on it today; 158 & 140.
This was a suprise! I wasn't expecting a coal train to pass through let alone have a CEFX SD9043MAC (My first CEFX SD90) second out!
From far away this looked like an NS SD70M-2, as it came closer I found out that it was even rarer!!! A UP SD70ACe leading an intermodel down for the BRC. How rare is that!?...
New Metra engine at Lisle on the BN "racetrack".