Shot from the Oak Park Ave Blue Line station, CSX 1518 brings a few hoppers back from Ferrera Pan Candy in Foresy Park.
The Wabash heritage unit is see tied down on the raised ex-CNW main through Oak Park. This train sat here for nearly 12hrs before the UP finally sent a crew out.
The only train that uses the former B&OCT by the Eisenhower. The sugar local make its way back east.
After meeting a Metra scoot being pushed by Oak Park's namesake unit, a UP manifest approaches the station.
Despite hosting dozens of trains a day, including Metra's UP-West Line service, the rails of the former CNW mainline through Oak Park were rolled in 1959. To put this in perspective, these rails a... (more)
An inbound CTA train towards the Loop will be arriving shortly.
The reflection of UP 7868 is visible as an eastbound Metra train heads out of Oak Park during the height of the afternoon rush.
Metra 166 provides the power for the inbound as they pass the UP 7858 at Marion Street in Oak Park. There was another train parked at River Forest with a CSX SD70MAC leading that afternoon.
UP 5511 with UP 1995 are inbound toward Global I, while the Green Line train is outbound to Harlem, two stops away.
An inbound to the loop CTA train heads east, while an outbound train to Des Plaines stops at the Harlem station.
Weather-related freight delays kicked the 3:30 inbound to Main 3. The manifest lead by UP 8510 was waiting for a train in the next block to clear CP Vale.
One of the UP's elite Big Macs sits on point of a empty coal drag, waiting for signals.
Detail of the wide-cab of this SD40, a very neat Canadian variant of the EMD classic.