BNSF SD70ACe 9060 trails at the rear of GFDBRC as the DPU.
BNSF SD70ACe 9160 ducks under one of the very few remaining operational CB&Q signal bridges on the west side of the diamonds in Rochelle.
CSX 3063 leads a grain train west at restricted speed during the middle of the signal cutover in Downers Grove. Main 1 still had searchlights for the time being, but they'd be gone within 24 hours... (more)
The last eastbound train under the Q bridge at Fairview before it was torn down. Inbound Metra ducks under it as workers cut through the supports. Less than a hour later the Q bridge was completel... (more)
BNSF 5003 ducks under the now retired CB&Q bridge and the new cantilever at Belmont.
The eastbound Illinois Zephyr barrels through the curve at Belmont.
CREX 1322 ducks under the de-signaled CB&Q bridge in Downers Grove.
A inbound Metra train ducks under the de-headed CB&Q signal bridge and the cantilever that replaced it as it pulls into Westmont.
A frozen looking ICE unit head's west on CP 473 on a very cold day kicking up fresh powder.
The eastbound Illinois Zephyr ducks under the new signal bridge at Fairview Avenue in Downers Grove.
Imagine our surprise to find this unit leading a freight down the old ICRR. One things seem to remain the same, flat and straight track and no evidence of a hurry.
The Texas Eagle makes its way north on to the UP Springfield Sub to Chicago.
Tom Golden photo.
Twin Cities Hiawatha passenger train.