A westbound scoot on the BNSF heads out underneath the Sears Tower and Chicago's skyline.
A Scoot screams through Highlands, Metra does not stop here on weekends.
On a clear early fall day, the Peoria Turn roars into Bureau with a load of power.
Roaring south at track speed, this auto train is led by the first CN SD70M-2 I have seen, this guy was flying.
A grungy SD70M trods south at Woodland Jct. where it is about to turn onto the ex-MP.
A southbound CSX swings around the curve at the Momence Co-Op, scene of a major wreck not too long ago.
Racing back to the other side of Geneva, we were helped by 1995 being slowed by a train in front of him.
Kind of a rarity to see a train on the West Chicago Branch on the weekends which runs past the airport and onto the original CGW tracks, which are (Aside from Dubuque. the last in Illinois), the e... (more)
My first pic of 2007 in my favorite town to railfan in in Chicago, the good thing about the UP line to and from Proviso is you still see a lot of 2nd generation power (SD40-2's, C40-8's) leading t... (more)
A classic UP Rotary Snowplow, this view shows the blades in a view not many have seen.
Zooming past Haley Tower (which is now in a museum) heads a southbound CSX freight behind UP power.
End of the line possibly for this ex-CNW SD40-2, you can see they've plucked out the nose bell, most likely this will be either scrapped or redone to a lease engine.
Aside from the number boards now reflecting their heritage, this could be a shot from 10 years prior as they cut the helpers on at Cresson
CSX local bangs over the diamond with an SD45 trailing on a nice spring day.
Slamming over the diamond at Chaffee, a UP freight heads toward St. Louis