The over powered manifest slides down the Monroe Center hill amidst the frozen tundra.
A set of 9 SD40-2's haul a monster Chicago-Huron, SD manifest through an increasingly brutal snow storm... not so brutal just yet...
A pair of former ATSF warbonnet GP60M's double team a lengthy stack train out of Cicero. It sure is nice to see some older consists on the line again.
As Metra 1263 makes its station stop at Harlem Ave., rush hour train 1267 shoots west on main two as the sun lights the skies on fire, setting short of the triple track in the southwest.
CN 9402 leads the Broadview Local as it makes the reverse move up the rickety Forest Park Branch in North Riverside.
GTW 4929 takes head room out the west side of Hawthorne Yard while assembling the out bound pick up for M337.
M337 departs Hawthorne Yard quite literally bouncing and rocking down the Freeport Sub's un-maintained jointed rail with a track warrant to MP 82.
BRCGAL (Brick-Gal) takes off on Main 3 with a nice consist of foreign power and a nice old ATSF SD40-2 to boot.
MOW is all around as BNSF's tie replacement project gets kicked into full gear while CN's recent track improvement plan takes place over head. BNSF 4988 leading motors in fallen flag schemes takes... (more)
NS's beautiful A-B-A set of F units throttle down through downtown Hammond, IN, passing a vintage NKP fork style signal enroute to Fort Wayne and eventaully Georgia.
Just about all of CRL's power is seen here, laying over on a Sunday afternoon. Lots of leased and borrowed power made up of Omnitrax junkers and a neat old Central Kansas Railway GP9 can be seen.
NS 4271 and the OCS lay over deep in NS's Calumet Yard awaiting the next days run down the NKP toward Fort Wayne.
The EJ&E "Line Train", road freight from Kirk to Joliet, roars through Dyer, IN right on time, slamming the old Monon diamonds with force as 4 SD38-2's rumble through town with a mile of manifest.
After picking up rare bird IHB 2272 in Michigan Ave. Yard, IHB's Whiting Job strolls across the CSXT at Cal Tower.
IHB's Whiting Job strolls across EJ&E's Bridge 631, a quaint little lift bridge amongst filthy industrial grundge.