Chicago's Blizzard of 2011 crippled rail traffic, and pretty much the entire city for one day. Metra ended up operating on a Sunday schedule as an eastbound suburban is seen here at Delaplaine Ave... (more)
Riders await the next outbound Metra dinky at the Riverside Station. Nice to see older grain hoppers this morning with BNSF 5368 at the point.
Having just celebrated her 10th Birthday, BNSF 5426 with a built date of August 2000, glides through Riverside on main #3 eastbound on a beautiful morning. A NS Dash-9 rounds out this consist wit... (more)
An eastbound coal train and eastbound suburban race down the "Race Track" towards Chicago.
An eastbound coal drag triggers the gates at Delaplaine Rd on a warm and clear summer night.
Eastbound BNSF coal drag glides through Riverside on a beautiful spring morning.
BN green 6523 leads NP painted 6402 eastbound over the river bridge at Riverside.
BNSF 4903, along with the help of two sister Dash 9's and an ES44DC, pours it on, as the train clears Clyde Yard.
A BNSF coal drag races through Riverside stirring up a good cloud of snow.
I was sitting on the front porch and all of the sudden I hear "psssssssshhhhhhhhhh" and Z Chicago - Portland came to a screeching halt. So I grabbed the gear and quickly got to the head end to get... (more)
Welcome to my backyard!!!
An eastbound suburban races towards the city just after sunrise.
A westbound suburban makes its stop at Harlem Avenue.
BNSF SD70MAC 8810 highballs through Riverside with the CSSNAM empty coal train.