Nearly two years into the creation of BNSF Railway, a four-pack of Burlington Northern units lead an intermodal train past the depot in Rochelle which still had its BN signage at the time. Paul Me... (more)
Although Hohman Interlocking was one of Chicagoland's busiest junctions, it had not seen passenger trains since Amtrak left the former Erie Lackawanna mains in the late 1970s. Due to a gas leak, ... (more)
An Amtrak F40PH leads a two-car train through Galesburg. Tom Golden photo.
Still showing its Santa Fe lettering, there's a lot of action outside of Amtrak's Chicago locomotive and passenger car shop including a F40PH, several P30CHs, E-unit, Precision National Geep, and ... (more)
With a Conrail freight traversing the other mainline, a lite Amtrak F40PH heads north into Union Station on former Pennsy trackage at 21st Street Interlocking. Tom Golden photo.
As an overcast sky obstructs the view of the Sears Tower in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner is seen crossing the Chicago River at 21st Street Interlocking as the train navigates south from th... (more)
With a string of baggage cars and former Pennsylvania Railroad coaches awaiting their weekday use in Chicago to Valparaiso commuter service in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner navigates the ma... (more)
With 21st Street Interlocking in the background to the south, an Amtrak Turboliner negotiates the switches south of Union Station. Tom Golden photo.
With Chicago's skyline in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner is seen departing Union Station. Tom Golden photo.
A Union Pacific GE leads a trio of EMDs on a stack train through Rochelle. Tom Golden photo.
A trio of high-hood Geeps leads a westbound freight along the former Nickel Plate mainline. Tom Golden photo.
A Nickel Plate steam doubleheader through Indiana; NKP 587 leads NKP 765 along the former Nickel Plate mains between Chicago and Fort Wayne. Tom Golden photo.
Performing some testing on the Chicago Short Line, Motive Power Industries' MP2000D demonstrator is seen with a CSL EMD on a westbound coke train. Tom Golden photo.
A Keokuk Junction Railway Geep leads one of the KBS's former GB&W Alcos through Kankakee. Tom Golden photo.
One of the IHB's power boosters, PB4, is seen with the Harbor's Centennial GP38-2, 3801, switching autoracks on the west end of Gibson Yard. Tom Golden photo.