Grand Rapids - Chicago train Q327 comes through again in the clutch, as SD40-2 8831 leads the way through East Chicago, IN. A YN2 AC4400CW trails as the crew makes way to Barr Yard in Riverdale, I... (more)
L509 makes its way south down the River Line with the usual pair of IC SD70's. There's certain things that I will never grow tired of and a pair of deathstars is one of those things. Long live the... (more)
The new Acela trainset makes its way west out of the windy city, bound for testing in Pueblo, Colorado.
An F59PHI shoves an inbound to Chicago Union Station as it passes the still manned Tower A2. An outbound can be seen approaching as well. Numerous Metra lines pass through this location, making it... (more)
An eastbound and a westbound meet on the IHB in Blue Island as Iowa 150 waits to head to Barr Yard and a vehicle train heads for the BNSF at McCook.
With seven bottles of steel in tow, NS GP38-2 5333 heads for East Chicago, IN. The Leslie RS3L on this unit was music to the ears.
K443-02 (Chicago, IL - Lawrenceville, GA) waits for the signal at Riverdale after receiving a recrew. A trio of GE's of various flavor provide the muscle. To the left is Barr Yard and to the right... (more)
A YN2 AC4400CW is in charge of an eastbound empty coke train as the crew awaits signal indication at Hohman.
After making a drop-off at South Shore's Burnham Yard, IHB SW1500 1509 departs with a pick-up of two cars. The IHB is in the process of repainting their SW1500 roster into the retro black scheme. ... (more)
CSXT SD40-2 8887 and ES44AC-H 975 are in charge of a short Q327-16 (Grand Rapids, MI - Chicago, IL) as they slow to a stop at Cottage Grove Avenue, awaiting clearance into Barr Yard. 8887 was buil... (more)
METX SW1500 #5 shuffles cars around Western Avenue as numerous trainsets await the big rush that would come in a few short hours.
IHB's Blue Island Yard shortly before sunset.
Various power sits around the Woodcrest Shops. The star of the show would have to be Illinois Central SW14 1506.
In charge of T004, SD40-2 4171 busts a snowdrift a little west of Eagle, WI.
T004 heads west into Milton on a bitter cold February afternoon. A classic pair of SD40-2's provide the power.