A pair of BRC SD40's approach Commercial Avenue Yard with the South Chicago Job.
Amtrak Cascades F59PHI #469 makes a rare appearance out of the Pacific Northwest while leading Empire Builder #7 out of Chicago
Moments after departing Chicago Union Station, the outbound Empire Builder passes under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan. Today, an Amtrak Cascades F59PHI is in charge. A nice change of pace from t... (more)
Happy railfans wave on the outbound Empire Builder led by the Cascades unit. Quite the sight to see this consist in Chicago headed through the Pennsy Signals!
The view of the Illinois Central MU's is out the window of an IC Highliner while I am listening to the engineer give me a play-by-play description of who's on first and which train is supposed to ... (more)
"Lake Street" train enters the NW corner of the Loop Elevated at tower 18
Green line train runs south from the loop.
Freshly rebuilt and painted E9A idles at the BN yards near Union station
A departing Illini train creeps along the St. Charles Air Line Bridge above Chinatown's Ping Tom Park. View from 18th St.
A stellar old school consist on M337 passes what was once Southern Pacific's IMX Intermodal Yard.
CN train M33791 with two C40-8s and a SD40-2 skirt the South Loop as it passes Metra's 16th Street Tower.
Rock Island service creeps toward Lasalle Street Station. This line may offer the most diverse Metra locomotive roster ever with F40s, MP36, and GE P42's appearing one after another.
It still takes getting used to seeing these locos and this paint scheme running Metra commuter service out of Lasalle Street Station.
The Sears Tower and St. Charles Air Line help fill the skyline as a Canadian National grain train makes it's way across the 16th Street diamonds.
"How Often do the Trains Go By?"
So often you won't even notice...
CTA activity after sunset at Tower 18 on Chicago's Loop.