An Illinois Central SD40-3 in death star paint leads loaded taconite ore train as it passes through a s-curve just south of Culver, Minnesota on its way to Duluth.
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit awaits its next assignment at Amtrak's 18th Street Shops on a cool March night. The Chicago skyline stands proudly, lighting up the night in the background.
Diesel exhaust and taconite pellet steam fills the air behind CN U717 as Illinois Central SD40-3 6252 leads the heavy train towards Duluth.
A Minnesota Commercial job works their main yard, while a BNSF local interchanges cars under the power of a BN painted SD60M and a BNSF "great pumpkin" SD60M. In the upper right, a BNSF intermodal... (more)
Passing under the former PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan, Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit shoves an inbound Milwaukee District commuter train towards Union Station.
Metra F40PH-3 112 leads an outbound commuter train as it departs Chicago Union Station and heads down the South West District, passing by the Amtrak service facility.
UP & CN power, still snow covered from their journey across Iowa, lead a loaded CN ethanol train through Chicago on the former Illinois Central.
Crude iron ore train U730 comes around the bend in Forbes behind a C40-8 as it heads towards the Fairlane Processing Plant.
A CN local returns to Proctor Yard behind a DMIR tunnel motor and CN Dash 8, passing by a loaded taconite train waiting to head down to the docks.
With the last Grand Trunk painted SD40-2 in the lead, the CN Argo Job heads down the Joilet Sub and crosses over a service road.
A gray KCS Ace and a BC Rail Dash 9 make for an interesting pair on CSX manifest freight Q350 as they work Barr Yard in Blue Island before proceeding to the BRC's Clearing Yard.
One of Amtrak's Dash 8's leads the westbound Maple Leaf as it crosses over the Erie canal and heads out of Buffalo in a brief snow squall.
A Union Pacific GE leads CSX priority intermodal Q007 through a curve in Churchville, New York and heads westbound.
Golden hour sunlight shines on Metra 410 as it leads an outbound commuter train past Metra's 16th Street Tower in Chicago.
With the Chicago skyline stretched out in the background, CN L537 led by an IC Deathstar SD70 comes off the Freeport Sub and on to the Joliet Sub towards Glenn Yard.