Newly rebuilt F40PHM-3 METX 212 hustles a long commuter train into Western Ave. station. In the background is the famous "Sears" (Willis) tower as well as some other great examples of Ch... (more)
IC #1029 heads south along home rails through Hyde Park on Chicago's south side with L536 (Glenn Yard-Kirk Yard). The electric catenaries date back to 1926 when the Illinois Central electrified it... (more)
METX #425, Metra's tribute to the Rock Island, leads five engines and eight coaches back to the Rocket House for servicing passing 16th Street Tower, built in 1901.
After being held for boat traffic, 23M continues its trip to Global 2 as it makes way through the bridges of CP 509 with "Sonic Bonnet" #4000 leading the way. An eastbound freight is als... (more)
UP #1430 rolls into the remains of Grand Avenue Yard to grab five cars out of the Chicago Tribune with two cars for Alpha Baking and a C&NW Bay-window in tow. This job has been abolished since.
Chicago Great Western GP7 121 1500hp, built 1951. Unknown Photographer Photo from my Collection.
Amtrak 42 ducks under the signal bridge at CP Morgan with the Chicago skyline in the background.
A pedestrian takes in the passage of Amtrak Hiawatha train #337 as it makes way under the Pennsy signal bridge at CP Morgan. Today's 337 features a Dash 8 leader, a nice change of pace from the Ch... (more)
Metra engineer John Appel guides Milwaukee District North train #2121 under the old Pennsy signal bridge at CP Morgan, located in the near west side of Chicago. Once to the destination of Fox Lake... (more)
Metra MP36 417 pulls an outbound commuter train departing Chicago on a Friday evening over the Milwaukee District. The train is passing under the former PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan as it heads ... (more)
As seen from inside the Corwith Yard tower, one of the Santa Fe's westbound intermodal trains is seen departing the yard.Tom Golden photo.
BN 8002 was the only SD40-2 to wear the Tiger Striped scheme.
A Tale of Two Towers. With the Sears Tower in the background, an Amtrak train passes by 21st Street Tower as it crosses the south branch of the Chicago River. Tom Golden photo.
In its third and final American Freedom Train paint scheme, former Reading 4-8-4 #2101, is seen taking a break between scheduled runs. Tom Golden photo.
Southern Railway 4501 is seen passing by Dearborn Street Station on a 4th of July steam special. Tom Golden photo.