Illinois Central inspired E8(A) 515 thunders through Grayslake, IL. The covered wagon is leading a deadhead train of private varnish from Janesville, WI to Bensenville, IL.
Foreign power pulling a rail train past the Washington street station.
GP leader with foreign help.
An inbound Chicago train is getting ready to depart as a outbound leaves the station heading to Fox Lake.
CN SD75I at the Grayslake Vulcan Material Siding getting ready to pick up a empty rock unit train. WC SD45's once had this job.
A pair of SD45's race through Grayslake, Il. as they are about to hit the Metra line crossing.
Chicago bound weekend train. I love these old six axle units. Lets keep them around for awhile longer.
Number 2143 has the brakes applied as it glides over the east end of the siding and enters the station at Grayslake.
One of the "new" units brings her train into Grayslake.
Metra 2158 is waiting at Grayslake for the 2149 to arrive at 8:15 pm. The 2158 is one of the few trains that turn at Grayslake and heads back to Chicago Union Station. This 2158 train set arrived ... (more)
The freshly rebuilt number 118 heads over the east siding switch at Grayslake.
A "Winnebago" slides her train down the slope towards the CN diamond at Grayslake.
One of the two newest locomotive aquisitions shoves her train back to Chicago. Both the 215 and 216 are rebuilt ex-AMTK units.
Fresh paint on the recent rebuild reflect the late evening sun.
Catching the last minutes of light, Number 2146 heads back to Chicago.