A former BN SD40-2 leads CHIGAL west through Romeoville.
BNSF 9824, a BN Executive painted SD70MAC, makes for a sweet leader on westbound V BLUPTS as it rolls across the Des Plaines River on a beautiful evening in Lemont, IL.
A former BN GP30 rebuild leads Local 105 west through Lockport.
A former BN GP30 rebuild leads Local 105 west through Ransom.
On a sunny afternoon, a classic Cascade green leader shoves the L CHI105 into Joliet Yard to begin its switching duties. The train is crossing the point where the I&M Canal and the Des Plaines Riv... (more)
While most Chicago railfans were enjoying Showcase Weekend at the Illinois Railway Museum, me and a few friends ventured down to Lemont, Illinois to catch BNSF local train M-CHIGAL. When we heard ... (more)
Signaling the end to another long summer day, the sun, diving towards the horizon, finds a small sliver of open skies allowing its golden glow to shine upon local L CHI1051 10A hustling 58 cars of... (more)
BNSF SD75I 254 leads a Intermodal east through Mazon.
Z trains are typically dominated by GE's on BNSF, but we had a bit of a surprise on July 9th, 2020. Leading the way on Z ALTWSP is SD75M #254, followed by an SD70ACe and a Heritage 2 ES44DC. Exxon... (more)
It's been quite a while since a GP60M has led around the Chicagoland area. That changed on July 24th, 2020 as #103 (now classified as a GP60M-3) and SD60M #1407 hustled west across the Kankakee Ri... (more)
BNSF 2183 leads Local 105 west through Hodgkins.
CP heritage SD70ACU 7014 leads BNSF S-SEPLPC east past the historic depot in Streator.
A duo of BNSF SD60Ms lead Local 105 west past the Streator depot.
Former BN SD60M 1464 leads Y-JOL202 west through Joliet.
That thundering SD40-2 sound fills the air as L CHI105 makes its way west across the Des Plaines River with a pair of sharp Heritage 1's in charge. L CHI105 runs four days a week (Tuesday through... (more)