A very unusual train: a northbound drag of CSX coal empties on a line that hardly ever sees northbound traffic sits dead on the law.
The COE Rail dinner train begins boarding, as this ex-CNW F7 idles away.
The east entrance to Proviso yard, at sunset. The two tracks curving off to the left are the run-through tracks. The bridge going across the yard leads is the IHB mainline.
A UP train departs Proviso yard, headed east.
Outbound Hiawatha on a sunny day.
Due to the Lakeshore Athletics Club failing to clear the right of way of parked cars, the "customer appreciation special" was delayed until well into the night. Once the parking lot was clear, the... (more)
Yes, that is a passenger train on Goose Island. In a scene probably never seen before, and almost surely never to be seen again, the Chicago Terminal's Goose Island job carries private varnish on ... (more)
Two Metras meet at Harlem ave.
A not so common NS SD60M takes a manifest west with a very rare F45.
BNSF pumpkins head east through Oak Park on the UP with a train of farm equipment, a once in a blue moon visit.
An east bound Metra leaves Oak Park, as a west bound stack train approaches.
A west bound stack train on main 3.
A very rare move! A BNSF farm equipment train runs east bound on the UP. The late afternoon sun shines through the futuristic Oak Park Metra station, for an interesting effect.
Two CP trains wait for Metra traffic to clear on a hot afternoon.