Amtrak long distance train shoves through the wash rack at Chicago.
A dozen or so retired Metra Electric cars sit rotting away awaiting an uncertain fate.
Southwest Chief leaves Chicago Union Station for Los Angles, while the Lake Shore Limited which is behind schedule heads in to Union Station and a BNSF Metra train heads for the Racetrack also.
The one and only
Blasting outbound under the Pennsy signals
A Roger Puta Photograph
These handsome CNW SD38-2s were among my favorite motive power on the railroad. Trouble was they were specifically ordered for hump and transfer duties in Chicago, so did not normally ventured ver... (more)
5pm on an expectedly cold February evening. Red line trains run almost back-to-back heading downtown.
Lots of acting at the throat of Union Station
Green line train toward the loop
SLRG 4144 locomotive leads the Iowa Pacific charter train over the Chicago river, approaching Amtrak's 18th St. Yard just south of the throat of Union Station.
The Best Foods Local heads east through LeMoyne, making the short trip back to Clearing Yard.
Crossing the Cal Sag Channel, the T004X and its matching set of WSOR SD40-2's head east across the old Santa Fe at Nerska/LeMoyne.
The last view after two full days on Amtrak's Empire Builder-two new F59PH locomotives in the Metra Yard on Chicago's west side.
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train is about to end its journey from the west as it approaches Corwith Yard on August 30, 1986. In the background is the Crawford Generating Station, a coal-fire... (more)