On August 26, 2017, the Webb Rail LLC - WEBX former New York Central "Babbling Brook" (obs/diner/sleeper) held the markers on the Amtrak Texas Eagle (Train 22). The weather was a little ... (more)
A pair of Amtrak P42's pull down out of the yard at the 18th Street Shops, putting together a trainset. The train is crossing the Chicago River on a life bridge and diverges briefly on to the CN J... (more)
Good afternoon, Chicago! From high above Tower A-2, we see a Metra train making way into the heart of downtown, shortly after departing the old Chicago & North Western coach yard at California Ave... (more)
A dwarf searchlight stands guard on the east leg of the wye to the UP Rockwell Sub that runs off the connection at the Tower A-2 Junction. This classic signal still serves after decades as an inbo... (more)
Metra SW1200, NIRC 3, leads 3 cars as it diverges from the St. Charles Airline to the Metra Rock Island District at the 16th Street Tower junction, crossing over CN's Freeport Sub. These cars, inc... (more)
Metra 405 heads light under the signal bridge at CP Morgan.
Metra Milwaukee Service west to Elgin passes under the Pennsy style signals at CP-Morgan 1.5 miles west of Chicago Union Station. The signals have been replaced but the bridge remains.
Just east of the BRC's Clearing Yard, Hayford Junction is where the east-west BRC crosses the north-south GTW. A pair of BRC GP38-2s is seen leading a caboose hop across the diamonds. Tom Golden ... (more)
Inbound and outbound Metra trains meet just east of Tower A-2 during a Friday evening rush. A venerable F40 passes by one of the newer former Amtrak F59PHI's.
An inbound Metra train speeds through Tower A-2, passing underneath a set of CNW searchlights under a classic signal bridge. The train in the background is departing the coach yard for downtown.
One of Metra's former Amtrak Surfliner F59PHI's shoves an inbound commuter train towards downtown during a Friday evening rush. The train is passing under a former CNW signal bridge at the Tower A... (more)
On a nice morning, a BNSF SD70ACe and an SD70MAC await a new crew at Union Avenue with eastbound coal loads.
OMLX 4200 pulls north passed the old Acme Coke Plant along Torrence Avenue in South Chicago, IL.
A Red Line train to 95th speeds past Armitage on the express tracks. The train will shortly descend into the subway to traverse downtown.
Metra 407 leads an outbound weekend train down the Rock Island toward Joliet.