Wrong railroad? Wrong time period? What is this? The Iowa Pacific E units race back to Chicago with their matching 5 car train, past the former Milwaukee Road Tower at Rondout, IL.
A pair of NS units take CP 485 north through Rondout and under the North Shore bike trail.
Rondout Tower operator hands off orders via hoop in the rain to a Canadian Pacific freight heading south into Chicago.
The fearsome countenance of a METRA MP36PH-3S unit faces the camera as it grooves a crossover at Rondout with a northbound off-peak train. One must develop an acquired taste for the looks of these... (more)
"Roaring Through Rondout" Well...this scene isn't exactly reminiscent of Gil Reid's famous painting of a Class A Atlantic pulling the southbound Hiawatha (this train is northbound), but the locati... (more)
The power from the 21 train rides the CP/Metra main while wyeing at Rondout.
Pausing briefly to grab some Belt Ry. of Chicago paperwork, an eastbound CP grain train had a special guest as a lead locomotive. NOTE: Taken on Metra/CP Property with permission.
Metra joins the CP C&M Sub in Rondout as it comes off of the CP Fox Lake Sub with another sunday inbound.
The CN influence already in place, BLE hoppers, new whistle posts, a three man crew and those horns...
#336 shoots through Rondout at track speed.
Classic power at a classic location. The Rondout tower operator gives a roll-by inspection to the passing 276.
Sporting its class lights, SOO 6024 leads a trio of SD40-2's through Rondout on 276, running right on the heels of 282.
Old passes new: A Metra Westbound for Fox Lake rattles the old EJ&E Diamonds and passes the still-manned CP Rail Tower at Rondout. NOTE: Taken on Metra/CP Rail Property with permission.
273 blasts through Rondout on the late afternoon light.