Terminal Railroad Job #102 heads thru WR Tower with a cut of cars for the Port Harbor Railroad.
A rare unpatched SP motor leads grain loads south.
CN 5488 heads north through CP Ruff, with signals all the way out of town.
Engineer Colin gives a wave out the cab as he rolls past "The Barn" at Fairview Avenue.
ALCO RS2/EMD GP9 451 at Blue Island,IL..
145 slows its short train to hold the main at Midway siding for a meet with 32Q. 145 typically runs the Springfield-Hannibal District west of Decatur but is detouring via St. Louis due to flooding... (more)
The Rock Island heritage unit shoves BISW to the IHB's Blue Island Yard, seconds away from rolling under its namesake line.
Its just another day on the MILW Metra line as MP36PH-3 No.414 slides into Franklin Park, IL to drop off evening commuters
Metra F40PH-3 No.107 is in the middle of the afternoon rush at Franklin Park with a train load of homeward bound commuters.
The afternoon rush is in full swing as Metra MP36 No.424 prepares to slam the diamonds of the former Soo Line just before making it's Franklin Park stop.
ex B&O 6973
KB&S GP38-2 No.701 "Paul" stands at the carriers shop in Iroquois, Il. 701 and the sister units were rebuilt from ex PC/CR GP40s and in my book were Alco killers.
As the evening commuter rush begins to die down, CP ES44AC 8933 leads another lengthy westbound manifest through downtown Franklin Park, Il. This would be the second manifest seen during daylight ... (more)