The conductor leans out of the window to grab orders from the tower operator at West Chicago as the train crosses the triple track Union Pacific.
CP 6222 leads CN U706 past JB Tower.
CN 2251 pounds the diamonds at Turner Junction, passing one of the last remaining operational control towers in the Chicagoland Area.
UP 5134 heads east through West Chicago, IL on the UP Geneva Sub.
BCOL 4603 leads a grain train from the WSOR past JB Tower in West Chicago.
F40 134 leads an express to Elburn through West Chicago under the newer signal bridge that replaced the old CNW one in 2013.
A pair of BN SW1200's lead a train on their branch to West Chicago in September of 1986. Although the line still serves some industries on the line, this portion has been removed.
NKP 765 leads a passenger special along the CNW mainline while a RTA commuter train makes a station stop. Tom Golden photo.
Two brand new Tier 4s lead a manifest south by JB tower.
A freshly repainted AC4400 leads UP 1995, the Chicago and Northwestern heritage unit west passed JB tower.
A Canadian Cab C44-9WL leads a southbound Q-Train passed the still man operated JB Tower just as its about to pound the Union Pacific mainline.
On a frigid last day of 2015, two locomotives lead a CN intermodal train into Chicago, passing the old Elgin, Joliet and Eastern yard in West Chicago.
Q198 rolls south by JB Tower at west Chicago with a pair of GE barn units.
Classic CNW commuter train with F7 and bi-levels crosses the EJ&E at West Chicago. Since retirement from CNW, 407 has bounced around to a number of tourist lines. It is now owned by NS.
C&NW E9A 5032A crosses thE EJ&E at West Chicago tower with a commuter train. The locomotive was originally built as Kansas City Southern E6A 25 and rebuilt to an E9A by EMD for the KCS in 1959. ... (more)