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.
MNSIGAL blast by on the mainline on the left,as a lite power set departs Cicero Yard at right.
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.
CHCGAL light power heads west for Eola to pick up its train with the barf bonnet in the lead... of course passing my home town local.
A solo former ATSF warbonnet leads this lengthy auto train eastbound for the NS at Western Ave.
CHCTAC departs Cicero as CN train M348 awaits clearance into Hawthorne with a pair of "hockey striped" barns.
An attractive foriegner leads a UP Z train bound for Canal St. down the BNSF Chicago Sub.
The eclectic consist passes my home town location in Berwyn, IL as they slow for a red board at Cicero A plant.
Z STPCHC is closing in on its destination as the trio of SD40-2's engage their dynamic brakes on the approach to Clyde Yard.
A typical evening in Berwyn.....a Z train pulls into Clyde Yard as Metra comes up behind him waiting to cross all the way over at the LaVergne plant....
BNSF 5792 leads an eastbound coal train into Chicago at East Avenue in Berwyn.
A Z train that is usually dubbed "junk power" arrives Chicago this morning with a pair of C44-9W's... at least it is an H1/Warbonnet combo... still not too shabby.
A double header Metra (a rarity on a weekend) heads into Clyde yard. An NS engine can be seen working the yard in the background
More and more of BNSF's SD40-2's seem to get retired day by day... and here is a quality pair leading the 5 day a week St. Paul to Chicago Z train.