A crewless 21 train sits in the yard at Rondout.
As the 660 uses the wye for switching, Amtrak 332 blows by with its next stop in Glenview.
"Ease it back", delivering cars to the CP behind the tower.
The conductor walks thru the switch stands as 660 switches in the yard. A nice orange reflection on the railhead in front of the loco. Every bit of the 400mm here.
Having picked up the Waukegan cars, the local heads back west...
128 shoves her train as it is crossing over to two main.
The J streaks by the tower to make its delivery....approx 9:20 pm.
The Long West makes a rare mid day appearance at Rondout. The crew of 670 and 658 are shoving a single covered hopper down the connector to Canadian Pacifics east yard track.
After making the lone set out, the units cross their own mainline as they get ready to crossover on the CP / Metra back into the opposite wye.
The "J" making a rare evening appearance this far "west"...
One of the prettier GP38's on the J, well, the only GP38 on the J. Check out the strobelight.
An Amtrak Hiawatha service train heads towards Milwaukee with a converted F40PH trailing.
CTC board at Rondout interlocking tower outside of Chicago.
After making a few moves to get off the CP and onto the EJE the special departs Rondout now heading for Waukegan.