6" of fresh powder, a freezing fog and sub zero temps overnight turned potions of northwest Indiana into a winter wonderland. Here at Sheff, KBS 701 holds the main as another crew pulls a cut... (more)
6" of fresh powder, a freezing fog and sub zero temps overnight turned potions of northeast Illinois into a winter wonderland. Shortly after 8am, the Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern is seen ... (more)
A pair of 1960's veterans are seen tied down at Gilman for the weekend on TP&W. Come Monday morning and a crew will hop aboard for a trip to East Peoria.
IC 1027 splits the coaling towers at Gilman with autos for Champaign and stacks to interchange with the the Indiana Railroad at Newton.
CN train M371 with the IC 1027 passes by the historic IC depot in Kankakee. The depot was built back in 1853 and was restored in 1998 and includes the Kankakee Railroad Museum on the north side of... (more)
CN train M371 departs Markham Yard with an IC SD70 in charge.
Metra's Rock Island painted locomotive, in honors of retired CEO Don Orseno, meets an inbound at 16th Street Tower.
The South Chicago & Indiana Harbor is seen shoving at the BRC / NS connection at CP 509 and onto the Calumet River lift bridges. With the way the crossovers are configured, they will have to shove... (more)
Westbound South Shore freight train to the BRC is seen just after passing the new 394ft long truss bridge that spans the old Nickel Plate Railroad and Torrence Ave. The bridge weights in at 2350 t... (more)
Eastbound coal drag for Monroe, MI gets on the NS Chicago Line at CP 521 in the Chinatown Village of Chicago. In the background is the Lift Bridge spanning the South Branch of of the Chicago River... (more)
LPS15 has arrived at the southern end of the McHenry Sub where they will leave their train for the Crystal Lake local.
After shoving onto the McHenry Sub, LPS15 heads south passing under the Harvard Sub. There is a small transfer yard about 1 mile down the line where they will leave their cars for the Crystal Lake... (more)
The Mon-Wed-Fri local from Janesville to Crystal Lake wastes no time as it screams through Ridgefield.
The Mon-Wed-Fri local from Janesville to Crystal Lake passes the massive DeLong Elevator and splits the search lights at Hwy 67 on the north side of Sharon, WI.
Something old, something new... The last Hiawatha of the night departs the Windy City as it passes under the last stand of Pennsy position lights in Chicago with a new SC-44 doing the honors.