Indiana Southern, pre-lettering, stops over in CSX's Barr Yard with some locos in early CSX (and late Chessie) lettering.
Three Katy GP40s switch Taylor, north of the junction with Missouri Pacific, in the evening.
Two days after my sixteenth birthday ... where does one drive with dad and a few friends? Why, a couple hundred miles north to where the ATSF has a three-way junction. At the junction, a typical... (more)
NICTD train #9 departs downtown Chicago at lunchtime, on time, while train #116 waits for a clear shot into the station. They are passing below the bridge between the Chicago Museum of Art's diff... (more)
Late morning is often a busy time on the south side of the Canal Street Wye. With Metra traffic quieting down until the afternoon rush, BNSF coal such as this one and UP trains originating/termin... (more)
Not sure what's going on, but this guy's getting the workover. Hopefully they're repairing it, but with the P32s handling all the switching in Chicago these days, I fear 790 (and sister 799)'s da... (more)
Four simultaneous Amtrak Movements. On the far left, an inbound Illinois Zephyr. On the left, an inbound Michigan service train approaches CUS, in the front/center, 3 light locomotives awaiting ... (more)
An assortment of CSX locos sit around Barr Yard, while a UP/UP/NS trio rolls light into the yard to take a train off to the C&EI.
Heading in to Chicago ... only a few miles to go.
Working the west end of Gibson Yard.
An "SW14." I like how IC decided that there should be other locomotive designations like GP10 and SW13 and SW14. Very "Santa Fe" like.
Blocking the CSXT (B&O) Chicago main at Calumet Tower, IHB 3861 sits waiting for ...? The track through to Gibson Yard, a mile or two south, is wide open. The massive red buildings from ArcelorM... (more)
A pair of BNSF C44-9Ws head up off CN's Joliet line to join the transcon just a few hundred feet before the diamonds at Joliet Station.
CSXT 5495 and a pair of BNSF C44-9Ws run the gauntlet between two NS trains with a load of ethanol.
Switchers from two of CN's most recent acquisitions stand in contrast in the morning sunshine.