After spotting a couple cars at Continental Paper, the NS local waits for permission to head back to Ashland Ave Yard.
NOT a heritage unit. The 90368 has been Phase III for its entire NPCU life even though the last time it was repainted, Phase V was the norm. I caught it heading up the Pere Marquette begi... (more)
Central Illinois Railway SW1200 1208 shoves a car along Cermak Ave. near Ashland Ave. in Chicago’s near West Side Lumber district .
CRL 5100 is in charge of an OSSX GP7 and an NREX GP50 in this scene in South Chicago. The locos will shove back and switch out the BRC Yard.
C in the C&NW- UP's CNW inspired SD70, waves the flag in very NorthWestern territory. Shown picking delicately thru the throat of C&NW's Chicago Terminal..
Formerly a Rock Island boxcar, this LaSalle and Bureau county wooden transfer caboose is seen passing the distinct water tower at Pullman Junction on Chicago's south side. Tom Golden photo.
Classic Passenger Power- Metra Family day's 2014 brought out Iowa Pacific's E's and Metra's last 2 F40C's, for photos in front of their Western Avenue Shops. Credit Metra's Bob Conway, Lights by M... (more)
Two CB&Q E units lead the California Zephyr out of Chicago on Oct. 8, 1968. Stainless steel adorns the sides of 9969 and partner. The Zephyr would not last until Amtrak’s birth.
Millennium Statiion is the new name of Randolph Street Station in this 1988 scene, and work is just beginning to put the open air platforms of the South Shore Line under Millennium Park. Two outbo... (more)
With the Chicago skyline in the background, the BNSF GP39-3R switches out Metra's Roosevelt Rd yard as it will eventually switch out Metra bilevels and locomotives for maintenance and for use on t... (more)
A BNSF GP39-3R rebuild heads toward the Metra coachyard to switch out some passenger cars for maintenance and for use on Metra train sets.
An outbound suburban departs Chicago Union Station as it heads towards Aurora IL.
A pair of brand new Nippon Shayro DMUs head west past the 35th St station while doing a test run on the Rock. These cars are owned by Toronto's Metrolinx for their Union Pearson Express, which wil... (more)
While the Chicago bound Texas Eagle arrives at CUS, a suburban train-set departs the Metra yard with METX F40PH 114 powering the train.
A suburban train-set departs the Roosevelt Rd Metra yard as it heads towards Chicago Union Station with an EMD F40PHM-2, also referred as a Winnebago powering the train.