A unit grain train from the UP passes by a crumbling monument to Chicago's glorious industrial past.
A rare meeting: Metra's number 1 prepares to switch the highliners, just as the Iowa Interstate's Blue Island-Council Bluffs manifest takes the main. Making the scene even more unusual, is the lea... (more)
DPUs bring up the end of a UP stack train bound for Global I.
A lone SD40 leads a BRC transfer run out of Clearing and towards the IHB at dusk.
A BNSF manifest departs Clearing.
It looks like the late 80s, as four Soo geeps meet when CP's G41 passes G45.
The caboose on CP's G41 job passes by the power for G45. G45 was held at this Galewood signal so that the higher priority G41 could pass it, clearing the way for a Metra scoot running on the same ... (more)
A BNSF coal train bound for the Canadian Pacific and onto Pleasant Prairie heads down the Belt Railway's 59th St. branch.
As dusk falls on Summit, a BNSF coal drag bound for Pleasant Prairie trundles down the old IHB Stockyards branch.
A Heritage service train backs off the GM&O and onto the Rock Island for the short trip to the coach yard.
A BNSF train exercising trackage rights over the UP's Feather River route crosses the canyon. Taken with permission.
Whether you go by car or train, the edge of the canyon is never far away in the FRC.