An inbound scoot flies through the turnouts at the eastern entrance of Proviso.
A pair of SD70M motors, the 21st century SD40, pull a cut of cars out of the yard for headroom.
A Metra train passes under a cool old CNW signal bridge.
A hotshot stack train comes around the curve at the east end of Proviso yard.
An outbound Metra heads for the run-through, as a couple engines and a short cut of cars pull out of the yard for headroom.
The east entrance to Proviso yard, at sunset. The two tracks curving off to the left are the run-through tracks. The bridge going across the yard leads is the IHB mainline.
Departing Bellwood on a brisk February day.
An inbound Metra leaves the Bellwood station on a hot summer afternoon.
Here's a contrast between the traditional CNW yellow, on GP7r 4487, and the bright Zito yellow, on SD60 8047 at the east end of Proviso yard.
CSX ES44DC 5316, IHB SD38-2 3861, NS 8836, and Badger Mining Company GP7 4146, a ex-CNW 4146 which is back in familar territory of its old owner, sit at Proviso Yard,
ILSX GP9 768, still with its Amtrak reporting marks showing, sits at Proviso Yard.
One of the last two CNWs... CNW 8646 leads QNPCH through Bellwood
A UP stacker creeps through Proviso Yard. Through the haze, you can see the Chicago skyline, including the famous Sears Tower. Note the cooler and the bottles of water on the conductor's side nose... (more)
Snow incrusted 138 approaches its high green signal as he departs eastbound out of Bellwood.
UP 9036 heading west around Proviso Yard.