Riding the "Route of the Rockets", this westbound snakes it's way over the Des Plaines river and through the curves as it leaves Joliet.
"Blocking the crossing" A couple of geeps lead a cut of cars over the pathway that the yard employees use for atv's.
A trip south on Hwy 421 in Indiana found this gem, a US&S DW wig-wag signal. Restored with a tear drop bell, cast iron crossbucks and an oil burning lamp above the banner. The pannels on the top... (more)
A local, with MP15's on both ends, proceeds across Bush Street heading to the industrial track.
Having just been tied down, the 9452 looks like she will need more than a broom before she leaves Janesville.
Looking more like a snoot, the 4011 displays evidence of her work getting up the Elkhorn subdivision.
Faded and weary, this unit resides outdoors in Baltimore.
Back to back candy apple red SD60's, one of the "M" variety, crosses over to main 2 at Wadsworth.
The view looking westbound from Bush Street. "New" install of B&O CPL's on today's standard cantilever bridge. Sure wish they had used primer on the background. The only inservice, full / comple... (more)
A local pauses for clearance to the "industrial track" as a westbound freight blows by.
One marker light short of being a full / complete CPL signal.
The switcher collects the cars for today's work off the siding.
A special move, this work train heads south under the C&NW signal bridge at HWY K.
Consecutive numbered units drag a work train southbound on the Milwaukee subdivision. Both cranes have C&NW reporting marks. Included is ex-CGW transfer caboose and ex-MoPac bay window caboose.
The draw bridge is already back up as the turn leaves the causeway and passes one of the very few signals on the SGLR.