A former CR GP10 is seen here loading a cut of grain cars at Charlotte, IL. Sister units 7504 and 7591 will later meet up and head back to Gibson City.
A hot UP stacker races east as a North Platte bound manifest crawls west meeting under the DeKalb coaling tower.
A solo blast SOO SD60 leans into a curve south of Deval Jct. with a string of manifest for CP's Bensenville yard.
WSOR 3026 leads the Schiller Park local down past Deval Tower on a splendid summer afternoon.
The WSOR special cruises past the former Janesville Amtrak "depot."
After departing the South Shore depot, Metra 311 receives a clear signal and higballs down S. Exchange Ave.
The South Chicago Branch almost qualifies as street running as train 309 parts sides on S. Exchange Ave.
Metra 307 swings around a snug curve and prepares to make its station stop at the South Shore depot.
A crew hop operating with the new highliners blows through the Cheltenham stop on Metra Electric's South Chicago Branch.
MHUCC finally makes its way toward Iowa as the sun sets on the small town of Mt. Carroll.
After crossing the UP via crossovers... the ICE's River Sub runs along their mainline along with wiggling through the massive ADM grain plant in town.
ICE 6405 sticks his head out from within the massive steel swing bridge over the Mississippi.
A pair of CTA Pink Line trainsets sit near the 54th/Cermak stop. The train about to depart is of course the set running with some 2200 series cars.
The day's local power comprised of rebuilt GP9 4613 and IC GP38 9618 idle the night away along side the Hawthorne yard office.
Just over a mile out of its origanting yard, CCNA waits for a clear signal to continue the trek west, geographically east. The train would end up meeting a late MHUCC farther down the Belt, runnin... (more)