The OLS train departs downtown Elgin enroute back to Belvidere to detrain all passengars and dead head back down to West Chicago for maintenance and layover.
Union Pacific's gleaming E8 set cruise through the historic town of Wayne, IL at track speed with their ear assaulting RS5T air horn screaming perfectly.
In a shot that might be mistaken for the early or mid '90's, a pair of former BN GP50's double team a stack train past a pair of BN cupola's and BNSF's East End Tower.
Within 2 miles of Hawthorne yard, a very late M338 train crawls through North Riverside due to recent speed restrictions that have been applied to much of the Freeport Sub's yard leads between M.P... (more)
BNSF 7695 decked out in the one of a kind BNSF demo scheme begins its trip to the west coast.
A CSXT standard cab SD60 makes for a nice surprise as UP manifest YPRCU ducks under Ogden Ave. and the BNSF racetrack cruising down Main 2 of IHB's main line.
A nice array of yard power idles away this weekday morning. Included in the collection is a former Frisco GP38 and a vintage SD9 that dates back to the classic CB&Q days.
A repainted NPCU brings up the rear of a Northbound Hiawatha trainset as it passes the Metra ballast extra in Northbrook.
Extensive MoW work and tie replacement warranted the need for one of Metra's seldom seen switchers to go to work with a decently sized ballast train on the Milw. District North Line.
A pair of SD70MAC's crawl through Riverside right on the heels of M-GALCNI.
A quality pumpkin leads a CN cowl unit down main 2 headed for downtown Chicago and the airline. (Manifest Galesburg - Canadian National Interchange).
With dyno's fully applied, this loaded coal train finally gets to cool his heals as he cruises through the Harlem Ave. Depot eastbound into the big city.
An old school former BN SD40-2, retaining its original high head light configuration, puts on the breaks as it glides through Riverside enroute to Clyde Yard, just a mile down the road.
A former ATSF yard cluttered with former ATSF locomotives, some things just never change.
A BNSF Gevo shines on the point of a string of loco's no doubt being readied for the many westbound Z trains based out of Corwith and Willow Springs IM ramps.