AT&SF coach yard at 18th St just to the north side of China Town. Nothing had really changed much except the Amtrak pointless arrows on the cars as it was still almost all ex-Santa Fe trains that ... (more)
ILSX 900 (SW8) leads the last Chicago Terminal train back to North Avenue yard from the Goose Island Branch in Chicago, Illinois. With the city wanting everything gone from Goose Island, this is 9... (more)
ILSX 900 (SW8) heads light power over the Chicago River over the old Milwaukee Road turn bridge on its way to Goose Island. This day was the end of history for the Goose Island Branch. With Chicag... (more)
This inbound Blue line train passes under the Pink line elevated in the middle of the Eisenhower Expressway. Chicago has three expressway median operations.
Chicago elevated has mainly travelled on private ROW rather than over streets. An example is this SB Green line train rounding the curve on the bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway at 59th St.
Chicago elevated has mainly travelled on private ROW rather than over streets. An example is this SB Green line train near E. 38th St. on the south side.
Metra 195 arrives into the city with inbound Southwest Service train 830.
Rock Island's unique roster is well represented at their 95th Street Yard as an EMD-repowered Alco RS2, C415, and wooden caboose all await their next assignment. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of Norfolk & Western Geeps are seen traversing through Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side. Note the Nickel Plate Road paint fading through on the second unit. Tom Golden photo.
Capitol Limited departs Union Station.
Michigan Service to Grand Rapids departs Chicago.
EL 2572 makes a transfer move at Ashland Avenue yard on Chicago's south side. Somebody must have been proud of this unit as it is spotless!
Metra's NIRC 6 tows a single car under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan.
A trio of EJ&E six-axle EMDs is seen bringing an empty Burlington Northern coal train west from State Line Generating Plant past the Falstaff grain elevators. Tom Golden photo.