On May 24th, BNSF's Eola Yard was fairly quiet with only a single train being built. A pair of BNSF GP39s put a sand train together on the south side of the yard.
The Amtrak Texas Eagle passes through downtown Lemont on its way to Texas.
BNSF train HCNIGAL takes the BNSF connection off of the CN Leithton Sub to access Eola Yard and home rails.
The Amtrak Veterans Unit leads the Southwest Chief through Lisle on its way west.
An inbound Metra train passes under the signals at Tower B-12.
Southern 630 crosses the Chickamauga Creek on its approach to Grand Junction
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Y-JOL202 creates a classic Santa Fe scene with a Bluebonnet SD40-2 at its helm.
A classic blue and red Metra F40PH slows to a stop at the Wheaton station on its way to Elburn.
A bright, sunny day in Galesburg mixed very well with consistent freight traffic; seen here as represented by a westbound grain train.
EJE 656 works a cut of cars out of the west end of CN's Kirk Yard. What used to be EJE, is now prowled by a swarm of red and black Canadian visitors.
All Aboard! A 4 hour late Southwest Chief prepares to depart for its destination, Chicago Union Station.
Chicago Hot Shot! One of the highest priority trains from Chicago, Z-CHCPTL, coasts through Naperville on its way north to Portland Oregon.
What used to prowl the yard on a daily basis, is now reduced to the pulldown sets. EJE 656 works the west Kirk pulldowns with a cut of assorted freight cars to sort over the back end of the hump.
The Californa Zephyr has completed 30 miles of its nearly 2500-mile journey as it slows to a stop in Naperville.