UPY 715 and UP 819 are in the process of dumping ballast in the Ravenswood neighborhood, located in Chicago's north side. Just south of the Ravenswood Metra station (Metra's UP North Line), the tw... (more)
Inaugural runs for the Chicago and Northwestern heritage locomotive, here the train heads outbound over I90 / I 94, with the METX 402 trailing. Of note, is the Chicago and Northwestern heralds th... (more)
While I was at 18th Street waiting for M337 to get the signal after I got L536, I heard a train coming up behind me & then appeared a duo of Trunks.. so the chase was on. Here is GTW 4911 & GTW 49... (more)
Metra 90, the new Chicago and Northwestern heritage unit and the 402 state of Illinois unit lead a photo charter passed Tower A2 in Chicago.
A pair of Trunks lead the “Recycle Job” South past the Kensington Tower on the South side of Chicago.
UP Y709 is seen tied down at North Ave Yard with a tie train for the bridge project on the Kenosha Sub.
Fresh from the factory in Erie, PA, a pair of N&W six-axle locomotives have 5 new Burlington Northern C30-7s in tow as they head north on the former Nickel Plate to Calumet Yard. The locomotives ... (more)
These were the last units delivered in Santa Fe lettered "Superfleet" colors. SD75I 8276-8301 are equipped with intergrated "Whisper" cabs.
After flying in from somewhere exotic im sure, two flight attendants grab a train to the city and some well deserved rest.
Factory-fresh Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Dash 8-40BW 519 (built 10/90) sits in the railway’s Corwith Yard, awaiting it’s next assignment. These were heady days on the Santa Fe, as the 500s follow... (more)
In a Chicago snowfall on November 11, 2019, a hodgepodge of Amtrak equipment passes under Roosevelt Road overpass after departing Chicago Union Station. Amtrak P42DC No. 171 and B32BWH No. 504 pow... (more)
A four-pack of lite engines is seen moving around Corwith Yard. Tom Golden photo.
CN L536 making it’s slow trek through Chicagoland on it’s way from CN Glenn Yard to Kirk Yard in Gary, IN.
IC 1021 brings L536 down the Mainline of Mid America as they creep out of downtown. They crawl through this section of track since they have a restriction until fully out of McCormick Place.