A UP ethanol train passes what may be the most photographed barn (by railfans) in Illinois.
With a rural landscape on one side and a busy city landscape on the other, this location on the western suburb of Geneva, IL is a very interesting one. Here we see Union Pacific train MMTPR 01 wit... (more)
UP 2748 leads a intermodal west through downtown Geneva. This area will soon be triple tracked.
Eastbound intermodal passes a farm in Illinois.
A westbound manifest passes the empty Metra depot at Geneva.
As the snow begins to fall, CNW 8701 creeps west past the Geneva metra depot. It took this train two hours to get from Proviso to here!
While shopping at Lombard Hobbies (which is one of the best hobby stores I've ever been to) I looked out and saw white and blue fly by on the former CNW. I grabbed what I had and paid my several ... (more)
A coal empty comes out of the Geneva Dip kicking up dust as it heads west to get more coal.
The KATY Heritage unit leads an eastbound freight through Geneva after the morning commuter rush, with the MOPAC Heritage as the DPU.
UP SD70M 5007 leads a eastbound stack train over the Fox River in Geneva.
CNW 8646 and patched 9087 lead MPRCB over the Fox River. If only 9087 was still CNW 8575, but it is still better then some random UP being behind 8646.
The CNW trio, this time with CNW 8646 in the lead, heads east with MCBPR. As much as I like the heritage engine, which usually seems to be the leader, it is nice to see an original unpatched CNW l... (more)
Return of the Trio - the eastbound CNWs have entered Chicagoland, this time with a UP 1995 sandwich.
Sliding down the hill enroute to Proviso.
From triple track down to two, Metra 42 heads towards Chicago.