It's always interesting to see P42s do switching duties. Here, two P42s push a long cut of cars back into the coach yard.
Welcome to the first day the of merger between the BNSF and Amtrak. Okay, so not really, but with no less than four BNSF motors sharing space with P42s and NPCUs at Amtrak's Chicago engine facilit... (more)
A long lash-up of AC motors, compensating for icy conditions, uncouples from a cut of well cars.
City lights reflect like fire of off an inbound Amtrak train 6 as it approaches Halstead street on the final lap of its journey into Chicago.
Looks like the lease is about up on these EMD SD60s. Corwith's engine area was full of them, both in and out of service.
A motley collection of power sits in one of the lines at Corwith's engine facility.
All is calm and all is bright on a Christmas night in Galewood. A DME train, believed to be MHUCC, is left waiting for the BRC to accept the train.
Weather-related freight delays kicked the 3:30 inbound to Main 3. The manifest lead by UP 8510 was waiting for a train in the next block to clear CP Vale.
A Purple Line Express departs Howard Street. In addition to the CTA and its heritage carriers, these tracks also once hosted the North Shore Line and Milwaukee Road freight traffic.
A Brown Line train creeps through one of the busiest junctions on the CTA system: the Belmont interlocking. At the far end of the plant, we see a Red Line train waiting for the near train to clear... (more)
The CTA Santa Express comes out of the yard, ready for another trip spreading holiday cheer.
A Skokie Swift train prepares to depart. Note the disable electrical equipment on the top of the car, and artifact from when the Swift still ran on overhead power.
In a very rare lineup, an inbound Amtrak moves from main 3 to main 1. Normally this train would be on mains 1 or 2, but track work and an outbound Amtrak made this necessary.