Only two major railroads ventured heavily into the peculiar mid-cab switcher offered by Alco in the Century series: RI and SP. The long hoods were the front on Alco's C-415's. They were ordered w... (more)
Belt Railway of Chicago Alco C424 601 and GP7 473 at Chicago's Clearing yard.
Here is the pair of ex Iowa Interstate SD38’s that now belong to the CSS are seen here leading the Belt Job back to Burnham Yard. They are seen here just South of Chicago as they pass the Kensingt... (more)
A Friday afternoon rush hour sees inbound and outbound Metra commuter trains meeting the PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan on the Milwaukee District. An F59PHI is leading the inbound, while an F40 do... (more)
With its former Santa Fe caboose on the rear, the Chicago Short Line is seen departing east from US Steel South Works toward the lift bridge over the Calumet River with an empty bottle train retur... (more)
A pair of Chicago Short Line units are seen pulling a string of empty bottle cars east out of US Steel's South Works facility along Lake Michigan for a return into NW Indiana. With over 10,000 em... (more)
Awaiting its next assignment, an EMD-powered RS-2 is seen at the Rock Island's 95th Street Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Led by a pair of Alco C415s, a Rock Island transfer has the all-clear to begin pulling through Pullman Junction. Tom Golden photo.
A Conrail SW8 is seen moving light after having spotted several Amtrak cars at Union Station. Tom Golden photo.
Inbound and outbound Metra commuter trains meet at 16th Street Tower on the Rock Island District during a Friday afternoon rush. Both trains are powered by MP36PH-3S locomotives, with 416 sporting... (more)
Only two of these locomotives were ever built the 1500 and the 802...….
A pair of BRC Centurys leads a caboose hop through the maze of tracks that were Pullman Junction. Tom Golden photo.
Tom Golden photo.