Two Metras meet at Harlem ave.
A not so common NS SD60M takes a manifest west with a very rare F45.
An inbound Metra train pulls out of the station.
With some threatening skies behind it, an EMD GP38 leads a light power move out of Clyde to switch tracks.
An EMD leaser leads an intermodal train through Berwyn during a brief glimpse of the sun as severe thunderstorms that had earlier produced large hail stones passed through the area.
This three way meet in the afternoon dinky parade has the race track covered in trains. An inbound on Main 3, an express flying outbound out of Union Station down the middle at track speed and out... (more)
Former Illinois Central units can still be found leading CN trains, including this one on the former Chicago Central mainline that sent a few railfans gathered to scurry over.
BNSF 9360 leads a loaded coal train eastward through Berwyn that is bound for a Detroit Edison plant in Southeastern Michigan.
Lake Effect snow and lots of coal trains, I felt like I was in the PRB in the winter. This was the tenth coal train to pass my location prior to the weather getting really bad. This train was head... (more)
This loaded train heads into the Lake Effect snow and followed the BNSF 6003 with the first section of this train for the CSX and a Michigan Power Plant.
This loaded coal train heads into heavy lake effect snow, that ended up dumping 6+ inches of snow this day.
An inbound Metra heads under the IC. Note that the F40's sander is in action.