A trio of brand new Southern Pacific GEs is at the BRC's service track awaiting preparation for their first revenue move. Thomas Szczesniak Jr. photo.
A 1954 classic! The former Milwaukee Road 2048, now operating for Metra as the NIRC 3, makes its way off the St. Charles Air Line and onto the Rock Island District at 16th Street. Its train of thr... (more)
A brand new NS SD60 awaits its first assignment at Calumet Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Seaboard Coast Line U36B 1776 is seen during the Bicentennial shoot for Kalmbach Publishing at the BRC 87th St. Yard in Chicago July 1975. The 1776 was built in June 1971 and was the very first Bi... (more)
L536 (Glenn-Kirk) started out at Glenn Yard with a trio of CN GE's. Then, for reasons unknown, an EJ&E SD38-2 was added to the point. #657 is seen here at 39th Street, continuing its southbound jo... (more)
The interior of former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pullman obs/diner/sleeper "Babbling Brook" (WEBX 800007) is a thing of beauty, a combination of restoration and modern comfort... (more)
After arriving in Chicago, Illinois on the Amtrak California Zephyr (Train 6) on Thursday, July 30, 2020,
Webb Rail's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801... (more)
Amtrak EMD GP7 760, former Frisco 610.
Used on a tourist line in Michigan, the Kalamazoo Lake Shore and Chicago's former Santa Fe GP7 is seen among a string of Chicago Rail Link power at Chicago's International Port. Tom Golden photo.
A short stack transfer. I can't recall where this interlocking is, however. Potentially Oak Street Tower looking south.
EJ&E SD38-2 657 leads L536 south out of the city.
A pair of BNSF EMD's have brought a loaded coal train into Chicago and tied down on the BNSF Chicago Sub, awaiting a new crew to bring the train on to NS towards its destination.