The UP's Jones Island switch job slowly approaches Clement Avenue as it passes through the St. Francis tower area on the return trip to Butler. The CNW use to send switch runs all over the south ... (more)
UP Big Boy 4014 leads a passenger special south into Des Plaines, rounding the curve at Howard St. This is the first time a Big Boy has ran in the Chicago area, and it brought out throngs of peopl... (more)
UP Big Boy 4014 leads a passenger special south under a remaining CNW signal bridge near Bain in Kenosha.
4014 makes its presence known as it puts on a show at Howard Avenue in Des Plaines.
Making its run from Butler to West Chicago, the "Big Boy" steams south through Kenosha, passing under the CNW signal bridge at Highway K.
UP's 6AM Job approaches Howard Avenue with a pair of 4-axle Geeps leading the way to Proviso Yard.
UP GP38-2 705 leads the 6am local south through Des Plaines.
The Ferromex GP38-2 led weed spray train highballs south down the old CNW in Des Plaines.
A nice CNW caboose brings up the rear of the 6am local at Norma.
CP 8036 leads a manifest south around the curve at Norma.
CP GP38-2 3134 leads CP 2-286 south through Des Plaines.
The last SOO Candy Apple geep leads CP 2-286 south through Des Plaines.
A pair of UP SD40Ns lead a late MPRPR south through Des Plaines.
CP 286 takes to former CNW rails as a CP SD60 and a GP38-2 lead a Trinity Railway Express F59PH through Des Plaines, closing in on the final destination of Bensenville Yard.
UP SD70M 4537 leads a track inspection car south through Des Plaines.