Amtrak's California Zephyr departs Chicago Union Station headed to the west coast. Though this train no longer operates the vista domes that made it famous, the scenery along the route is just as ... (more)
One of Metra's unique "Winnebago" locomotives pushes a train in to Chicago's Union Station on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. In the background, an outbound train can be seen departing. Both train... (more)
Central Illinois Switcher heads to BNSF Ashland Yard with scrap steel loads. The 1206 was recently painted in Burlington inspired scheme.
METX 425 leads an outbound by 16th street tower
OMLX 4200, a former Hudson Bay Railway GP40-2LW, prepares to grab cars from an industry in South Chicago.
OMLX 4200, a former Hudson Bay Railway GP40-2LW, switches some cars along Torrence Avenue in South Chicago.
Chicago Terminal crosses Fullerton Ave. with a car for Peerless Candy. The Chicago Terminal operated former Milwaukee/CP industrial trackage north and south from Goose Island on the near NW side ... (more)
A BC Rail barn leads the way west on NS 61F, shortly after exiting the BRC at Cragin. The train will continue down the CP to B12, where it'll hop onto the CN Waukesha Sub.
BCOL 4617 leads a sand train west out of the city, about to pass the Hanson Park station.
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Sometimes, the best catches are the ones that come unexpectedly. NIRC #3, an SW1200 that was built in 1954 as the Milwaukee Road 2048, leads three cars over the 1919-built St. Charles Airline lift... (more)
OMLX 4200, a former Hudson Bay Railway GP40-2LW, sits at Chicago Rail Link’s shops while waiting for an assignment. Photo taken with my drone.
Metra 202 leads a outbound train past CP Morgan in Chicago. The Winnebagos usually don't run on the Milwaukee district, making this a odd sight.
After working local industries, GP15-1 #728 takes it easy in the coach yard, awaiting the next day's work.