HOD102, better known as the Argonne Local, works its way through the industrial area of Woodridge.
Eastbound stack train from Tacoma to LPC flies through Mazon IL with an interesting consist.
Emerging from the forest, the Argonne Local prepares to begin its switching duties. Built in 1981 and still rolling in 2013, this Bluebonnet's paint has held up very well!
A blue "Icon" unit takes it easy, as a GP38-2 and a GP9R pass by with a yard job.
The crew of the Argonne Local prepares to run around the train, for the trip back to GM Yard in Hodgkins. Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP50 3178 and BN Cascade green GP28M 1500 are looking good in the afte... (more)
#484 departs Bensenville Yard after a setout, bound for the BRC's Clearing Yard.
A 633 ethanol train rolls out of Bensenville, behind a nice trio of SD40's. Third out is DME 6364, a "Sleepy eye" unit and former Milwaukee Road 203.
Looking good and about to pass under Route 83, the pair of classic Geeps highball west, bound for the Argonne Branch up ahead.
The "Argonne Local" heads west after shoving onto Main 2. Today, we have a sweet, pre-BNSF lash-up, in the form of a Santa Fe Bluebonnet GP50 and a BN, Cascade green GP28M.
Just the way it should be, a pair of IC&E SD40-2's lead 472 by Tower B17.
CN 2100 pops out of the 90-degree curved tunnel at East Dubuque, Illinois with a loaded grain train. Half of the train is in a tunnel, half on a bridge, half in Illinois, and half in Iowa! (Also, ... (more)
Santa Fe Corwith Yard, now under ownership of BNSF Railway, shot from my Toronto-bound Porter flight back in 2010.
Amtrak's first and 147th out of 150 SDP40F's meet the torch together at Pielet Brothers scrap yard.
CTA cars 4271-4272 cross the North Shore Channel on their way home to Linden after living at the Skokie Shops while the south end of the Red Line was rebuilt.