A westbound suburban splits the Q signals in Clarendon Hills.
Sunset at Belmont Avenue as a Santa Fe C44-9W splits the Q signals.
The Rio Grande heritage locomotive makes an appearance in Chicago in charge of Amtrak's California Zephyr. Thanks to the Amtrak P42 conveniently breaking down in Salt Lake City and the UP guys in ... (more)
An eastbound coal train rolls down main track 1 through downtown Aurora.
The normally sleepy Highlands station comes alive with spectators here to see 4449 fly by at no less than 60 mph!
The SD75Ms have come back out to play do to several turbocharger problems in the Gevo locomotives.
I was sitting on the front porch and all of the sudden I hear "psssssssshhhhhhhhhh" and Z Chicago - Portland came to a screeching halt. So I grabbed the gear and quickly got to the head end to get... (more)
Welcome to my backyard!!!
An eastbound suburban races towards the city just after sunrise.
A westbound suburban makes its stop at Harlem Avenue.
The BRCGAL heads west down Main 2 at Highlands.
An evening outbound dinky pulls into the replica pre-war railroad depot in Western Springs. The new station comes complete with a mock gate-tender shanty, an eccentric touch probably appreciated b... (more)
A Metra F40PHM passes through its home town of La Grange. Though only in their second decade of service, the PHMs have developed a propensity for smoking not shared by their older EMD cousins.