Amtrak #145 races through Lockport, kicking up the dust on its way for a station stop at Joliet Union Station
The CNW heritage unit runs down the ex-GM&O main through Lockport with a business train, not where you'd think of CNW!
A pair of BNSF C44-9Ws head up off CN's Joliet line to join the transcon just a few hundred feet before the diamonds at Joliet Station.
Amtrak P42 139 leads the Texas Eagle south through Lemont.
A Warbonnet SD75I has the honors of leading M395 (M CNIKCK) today, as it slowly rolls down the old GM&O, nearing the old Santa Fe.
The Texas Eagle charges into the sunset, starting its journey 90 minutes late, and already even later by the time it roars through Lemont toward the sunset.This is my 1000th post! ... (more)
M395 slowly progresses towards the old ATSF in Joliet. CN SD60F 5554 leads the way. A good start to 2010!
CN's southbound M395 advances through Joliet, preparing to exit the CN Joliet Sub limits and enter the UP Joliet Sub (for a few blocks), followed by the BNSF Chillicothe Sub. Once on the BNSF, thi... (more)
The outbound Lincoln Service 303 is on the approach to Joliet Union Station as it slows for a meet with the inbound Lincoln Service 302.
An Amtrak Lincoln Service departs the station in Summit.
A pair of classic Grand Trunk Western units await a new crew in Lemont.
"My medicine is kicking in. L5439 you have the signal to go north at Willow to proceed into Glenn, then Argo yards." 1 minute later, the signal turns yellow and the train flies through. Note the G... (more)
Under the watchful eye of Old Glory, Amtrak Phase III NPCU leads the morning Lincoln Service 300 through Lemont, bound for the windy city.
Santa Fe Dash 9 651 leads a BNSF H1 Dash 9 and a CN Dash 9 on the old GM&O, nearing the old ATSF.
M395 highballs south through Lockport on the old GM&O, with a Santa Fe Warbonnet in charge.