Round the south leg of the Canal St. wye, a BNSF coal train heads for the NS early on a chilly March morning.
Well after sunset, two Metra trains meet at speed west of the Elmhurst station.
Leaving the crew change in Clinton behind, the M-PRCB, with a former C&NW SD40-2 in charge, heads west into Iowa. An eastbound coal load with a DPU is just arriving in town.
As the sun sinks below the horizon, an eastbound UP stack train heads for Chicago.
A BNSF GP15 goes to work at Western Ave. yard under an oddly hazy sky.
A CSX GE leads a westbound BNSF train across the Spoon River in Dahinda, IL on a fall day.
As storm clouds gather at the New Mexico border, an eastbound BNSF grain train makes it's way through Friona, TX, heading for Amarillo.
A mess of wires overhang the Metra Electric maintenance yard at 18th St. in Chicago's South Loop area, as several train sets await the evening rush hour.
After backing out of Union Station, the City of New Orleans begins it's southbound trek, streaking across the St. Charles Air Line above the Metra yards.
Night time falls on the Metra shops at Roosevelt and Canal in Chicago's South Loop area.
No less than 18 trains are visible in this view from atop a new parking garage on Roosevelt Rd. just before the afternoon rush begins and these Metra BNSF trains slowly filter out and head for Aur... (more)
CP 2816 backs out of Union Station amidst the glass and steel skyscrapers of Chicago's Loop.
The skytop lounge brings up the rear of the CP 2816 steam special as it backs out of Chicago Union Station.
A brand new BNSF GEVO heads up a coal load waiting for a new crew to go to the NS at the Western Ave. yard as another coal load departs. This is an HDR image, made from three digital captures.
Working uphill just east of the Tehachapi Loop, an eastbound Z train blasts out of Tunnel 10.