Nothing but blue and gold and all seems right with the world. You'd never know the CP take over the DME/ICE had already transpired from this lash-up.
A UP coal train waits for the next block to clear, as a short stack train begins to move.
Even after the rush is over, the Union Station tracks are busy. Here we see a light power move of two P42s go through a turnout, while if we look closely under the post office, we can see more P42... (more)
An NPCU sits lashed to a set of coaches, while a P32 can be seen idling in the background. Note the private varnish sitting in the upper left.
An outbound Metra hits the CPLs, while to the extreme left, we see a MP36 pushing a scoot inbound.
An inbound Metra train passes under the CPLs at Racine on a foggy evening.
An empty coal train made up of an assortment of older "heritage railroad" coal cars trundles through Oak Park.
A well-powered Southwest Chief ducks under the Dan Ryan expressway.
On a beautiful day for an election, Amtrak's 145 sits out the shops, with some wonderful fall colors behind it.
Central Illinois crewmen John and Kevin pose on the front of their newly painted engine as one of the dozen plus railfans present for the debut run takes a picture. The idea of painting one of the... (more)
Smoke 'em if you got 'em. The CI conductor watches attentively as they hook up to some scrap gons.
Meta 196 pushes its train through the last leg of the trip into CUS.