Power from this morning's Hoosier State goes back for servicing, lead by #156, the PHASE I Anniversary Locomotive. I had to redeem myself after my lackluster shot of #145, but now I'm 1st for bot... (more)
Coasting in to Chicago approaching LaSalle St. Station, a Metra Rock Island run passes under part of the famous Chicago skyline as a few lake effect snow clouds hang over Lake Michigan.
The IC afternoon intercity fleet afternoon departures included the JWRiley 4P, Panama Limited 4:30P (all sleeping cars & seen here), Seminole 4:45P, Land O' Corn 5P, & The Hawkeye 7P. Here's a vi... (more)
WSOR's E9s lay over in Amtraks 14th street yard. ISO 100, 10", F/8.
Metra departs Chicago Union Station making its way toward the BNSF's Chicago Sub for a trip out to Aurora, as an Amtrak SW1200R shuffles around some roadrailers.
AMTK engine 197 pulls a cut of cars under the Roosevelt Road bridge. Note the damage on the nose.
A BNSF Business Car special runs out of Chicago Union Station with, Mountain View a Club/Lounge car #28 & William B. Strong a Theater/Lounge car #32.
This Metra backs into CUS to load passengers.
MILW 261 deadheading for layover at BNSF's Western Ave. Yard.
MILW 261 slows as it moves through some crossovers, this make for a great shot with the Sears Tower.
MILW 261 heads out of CUS headed toward BNSF's Western Ave. Yard.
METX 113 and 118 shove their train past BNSF 3533 and a lone Bi-level. A little close eh?
BNSF 3533 is the shop switcher for Metra's 14th St. Coach Yd. Notice the string of private cars in the background.
I miss the time when you didn't have to search for a Phase III paint scheme.
It was great when you didn't have to search for a Phase III paint scheme.