On a sunny and hot Independence Day, the INRD's SAHW freight train rounds the curve into Bloomfield with a pair of their sharp SD9043MAC's for power.
Old Glory waves on this perfect Independence Day morning as the Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern arrives at Lafayette with a train of 50 loads. Happy birthday, America!
A solo KCS Belle leads the way of GP1 as it heads west for the BNSF Congress Park connection less than a mile ahead.
Various goodies at GM Yard this evening. Of note is the Santa Fe Warbonnet painted B40-8W, #555.
On a hot and humid summer evening, a pair of IHB GP40-2's are in charge of a westbound transfer on the approach to CP's Bensenville Yard.
A pair of Grand Trunk Western GP38-2's, led by the Operation Lifesaver unit, close in on their destination of Schiller Park Yard with the southbound run of the L501.
In a modified Amtrak Cascades scheme, METX F59PHI #90 is seen departing from its stop at the O'Hare Transfer station on Metra's North Central Service.
Last light hits the M CHIGAL as it heads west out of Joliet with a swooshed SD60M leading the way.
It was a hot, humid and downright uncomfortable day, but a British Columbia Railway C40-8M leading on the Illinois Railway required some documentation. It's on the point of a nice lash-up at Minkl... (more)
A six pack of GP38-2's of the HLCX, FURX and BNSF H1 variety thunder out of Joliet with the L CHI105 to Galesburg.
Syracuse, NY - Bedford Park, IL Q163 rolls west through Willow Creek (Portage, IN) on the CSX Garrett Sub. Leading the way is CSX 8833, a former Conrail SD40-2.
After about an hour and a half of switching work at Joliet, the L CHI105 was departing for Galesburg with a very neat lash-up. Of note in the lash are the two BN Cascade green SD40-2's. The clouds... (more)
The Norfolk Southern business train, complete with A-B-B-A covered wagons, rolls east through South Bend, Indiana after an 06:00 departure out of Ashland Avenue Yard in Chicago.
British Columbia Railway powered A490 slowly advances up to the Rock, passing the former EJ&E Yard.
A490 heads east up the Joliet hill with a BC Rail barn leading a pair of CN SD75I's and an SD70M-2.