SSW switchers and ATSF FT's were trade-in's on the brand new EMD GP20's for both the Cotton Belt and the Santa Fe. The track these units were sitting on was the spur to Pielet Brothers scrap Yard ... (more)
CB&Q's triple track is now the BN (merger of the CB&Q/SP&S/NP/GN)as of 1970.....always an enjoyable place to be trackside plus just to the east was the IHB handling many Chicago RR's and of course... (more)
The Racetrack sure lives to its name with all the Deadheads and Express moves!
A tiger-striped GP50 leads a pair of SD40-2s on an intermodal train along "The Racetrack." Tom Golden photo.
With Moon rising Metra Westbound Burlington service train pulls into La Grange station.
BN 9901 brings a commuter train thru Brookfield, IL in March of 1986.
We're at the EMD LaGrange paint shop when the last CRI&P locomotives come out into the sun shine. As far as I know the 4300's were the last locomotives ordered before the bankruptcy. The 4300 will... (more)
Various Rock Island and MoPac locomotives at Pielet Brothers.
The EMD plant switcher hauls something interesting out of the paint shop.
Amtrak's Zephyr westbound at LaGrange.
Another hot westbound at LaGrange,IL..
Westbound Scoot at LaGrange,IL..
Ex-GN Passenger SDP45 in the lead on a westbound freight at LaGrange,IL..
Eastbound Scoot at LaGrange Rd Station.