Light power runs out on Main 2 and then comes right back on it. The exact purpose of this move was unclear.
An outbound Zephyr bound for warmer climates plows through the snow in Berwyn.
It's good to see an SD20 on point. It's likely that after the IHB takes delivery of its new gensets that the 20s will be seen much less, if they are not stricken altogether.
As the sun sets below the horizon, the last light of day bounces off the stratosphere giving the snow on the ground a bluish glow, as two BRC geeps wait for their next shove into the yard.
A departing stack train moves to Main 2 for the trip west.
An inbound to the loop CTA train heads east, while an outbound train to Des Plaines stops at the Harlem station.
A pretty shot that nearly ended ugly: As soon as 413 cleared the crossing, the pedestrian on the right walked onto the grad crossing, got to Main 2, saw the train on Main 3, paused AND THEN CROSSE... (more)
An outbound Metra train stops at Galewood as the snow picks up.
A CNW waycar and two former CNW geeps sit around on New Years Day.
A high-horsepower CSX motor passes by a former produce warehouse, now converted into condos. I imagine many RP viewers would love to have the view from their window that these condo dwellers do.
An outbound Amtrak train passes Amtrak's Chicago engine shop.