An Eastbound Metra heads past the commuter station in Berwyn, Illinois.
A pair of former ATSF warbonnet GP60M's double team a lengthy stack train out of Cicero. It sure is nice to see some older consists on the line again.
After pulling out for head room, this freshly outshopped GP38-2 pushes back into Hawthorne yard.
As Metra 1263 makes its station stop at Harlem Ave., rush hour train 1267 shoots west on main two as the sun lights the skies on fire, setting short of the triple track in the southwest.
M337 departs Hawthorne Yard quite literally bouncing and rocking down the Freeport Sub's un-maintained jointed rail with a track warrant to MP 82.
BRCGAL (Brick-Gal) takes off on Main 3 with a nice consist of foreign power and a nice old ATSF SD40-2 to boot.
MOW is all around as BNSF's tie replacement project gets kicked into full gear while CN's recent track improvement plan takes place over head. BNSF 4988 leading motors in fallen flag schemes takes... (more)
Amtrak P42 89 leads the outbound Southwest Chief west through LaVergne.
M337 heads westbound over the BNSF racetrack with a fake WC and IC SD70 combo for power, of course both yellow striped for safety by CN...
A nice surprise heads east on a UP trackage rights train bound for Canal St. in downtown Chicago.
NS Dash 9 9694 heads east through Berwyn approaching LaVergne with eastbound stacks.
The westbound Southwest Chief leaves Chicago behind in a swirl of snow as it dusts the Metra platform at LaVergne and photographer Chris Lastovich at 70mph.
A BN white face SD40-2 leads a snoot CEFX SD40-2 on an NS bound manifest.
CSXT 5501 leads a grain load down main 2 while a light power NS SD70M-2 takes headroom on main 3 at the Berwyn Plant.