Here an IHB train awaits some clear trackage before proceeding on to IHB Gibson Yard.
I just noticed (on all IHB's modern cab units I saw this weekend) a "third eye" on both the long and short ... (more)
A good side view of one of Barr Yard's NRE 3GS21B-DEs. I'm pretty sure the guy on the deck of the locomotive is operating it via remote control. He was throwing switches, and I did not see anyon... (more)
Looks like short line MD&W is getting its first EMD product, apparently refurbished and painted by NRE. Here it is en route to International Falls on the CSX.
After an exciting trip east with Amtrak's California Zephyr, UP 1989 awaits a shuttle back to UP's Canal Street Yard. Some Amtrak workers stop by for a look at a beautiful locomotive.
In the morning sunshine ...
Heading south with reverse commuters, to pick up the later morning downtowners.
Amtrak's Jet Snow Blower, used to rapidly melt snow around switches and other critical joints and junctures ...
Amtrak 130 backs a train toward the service yard.
Amtrak's Wolverine slides into Union Station about an hour late. In the background, today's Empire Builder sneaks into the station on the passing track en route to the north side pl... (more)
A somewhat random assortment of cars bracketed by two P32s ... not sure if this is a lineup for Beech Grove.
The inbound Saluki hits the hump in the St. Charles Air Line that helps it clear Canal Street, which in turn is over the Canal Street Wye. Below, a Metra train awaits the afternoon rush.
In the longest days of summer, you can get a little sun on northbound trains at the very beginning and very end of the day, such as on this inbound Missouri or Michigan Service train that I cannot... (more)
Amtrak's Ann Rutledge sneaks by a waiting BNSF coal drag on the Canal Street Wye. This service is now called Lincoln Service (as of 4/2/07) across all trains. The Ann Rutledge, which conti... (more)