Eastbound mixed freight is about to cross CN at JB Tower
A 2 x 1 Coal train off the connection at West Chicago enters the CN at JB tower crossing its own main line.
An outbound Metra approaches West Chicago station on a cold, rainy December evening.
Just Like Old Times……..Sort Of
The Union Pacific absorbed the Chicago & North Western in 1995, but some memories linger on. Here UP’s C&NW heritage unit leads a Global 3 – Global 2... (more)
One of the Union Pacific’s newer Tier 4’s leads a Global 3 – Global 4 transfer across its own tracks at JB Tower in West Chicago, Illinois. The train has arrived from Rochelle on the UP (CNW) and... (more)
An inbound Metra train to Chicago passes JB Tower in West Chicago on the old Chicago & Northwestern route.
Union Pacific's line through North Chicago sees very frequent traffic and this day was no exception as an afternoon intermodal heads West across the diamond at JB Tower.
Southbound freight passes JB tower and crosses the diamond over the UP main in West Chicago on a busy Monday afternoon.
CN 2832 leads an empty can train bound for Arc Terminals past JB Tower in West Chicago, IL.
METX 142 leads an outbound along the Geneva Sub.
METX 178 shoves an inbound across the West Chicago diamonds.
Awash in golden light, METX 135 leads an outbound.
CN 5350, a zebra striped SD40-2W, leads the southbound geometry train across the diamonds at JB Tower.
With a friendly wave from the engineer, BCOL 4614 slams the diamonds at JB Tower with train Q116.
A pair of "Barns" sandwich a former CSX Dash 8 as M343 makes its way north through West Chicago, IL.