Inbound Missouri Service heads under Canal Street and over the Canal Street Wye, just minutes from its Chicago Union Station destination.
A crewman on BNSF 1076 climbs down to inspect a auto-rack train overtaking him at Essex.
Four Aces, in the hole.
There's not much doubt what Burlington Northern was trying to emulate with their cascade green schemes.
Late spring snow comes to Essex, while helpers and local units idle overnight.
Shut down for the New Year's Day holiday.
After entering Chicagoland> on the IHB in the late morning, UP 5923 continues westbound just a few hours later on the BN... (more)
Coal empties headed back west, roll into the Chicago area on the Indiana Harbor Belt. The train is ducking under the Metra Electric and CN elevated lines between downtown Chicago and Markham Yard.... (more)
One of the oh-so-very-few trains out and running on the glorious Houston New Year's Day 2010 sunshine was this eastbound stack train, seen here rolling into the ex-SP Englewood Yard on the through... (more)
A group of ex-Mopac GP50s have found a new life after some work at MPI. Now they are lower emission MPI MP20GPs, and several of them work the southeast area of Houston's yards and industries.
UP 8548 "reflects" on the New Year ahead of it.
UP 8141 has sported a black/brown nose since at least the summer of 2003. Not sure why this doesn't get repainted.
CEFX GP20Ds sit quietly in Motivepower's Houston facility.
The Texas Eagle charges into the sunset, starting its journey 90 minutes late, and already even later by the time it roars through Lemont toward the sunset.This is my 1000th post! ... (more)
Heading out of the snow toward the sheds of Chicago Union Station.