A short Amtrak train bound for Michigan departs Chicago on a gorgeous afternoon.
Another trip into Chicago from Milwaukee for this train set...
The Cascade slows to stop in Edmonds as the M/V Spokane loads passengers and cars to take them across the Puget Sound to Kingston
EOS 20D - Cabbage car with Mopac Heritage in the background.
The Cascade scoots out of Vancouver while a BNSF train waits on the bridge, which will open once the Amtrak crosses the Columbia River.
Amtrak "Cabbage" 90218 (ex-F40PH 218) leads train #334, the southbound Hiawatha to a stop at Sturtevant, Wisconsin, on September 10, 2001. Note the old Milwaukee Road-style switchstand.
The eastbound Illinois Zephyr has just completed station work at La Grange Road and heads towards at Congress Park and Chicago.
According to radio chatter, a few pasengers thought this was the 10:33 and tried to board with Metra tickets!
Illinois Zephyr flys past the Clarendon Hills station, next stop LaGrange
The only time the sun came out, it was 2 minutes in between storm clouds!!!!
EOS 20D - Heartland Flyer will depart in 2 hours for OKC.
A southbound Downeaster flies past a string of empty boxcars on the Rigby bypass track.
A new parking garage provides a unique view of Amtrak Talgo trains at Portland Union Station.