One of the two remaining CNW-painted units on Union Pacific leads an eastbound Global transfer job through some of the last standing CNW-style signals left on the ex-Chicago Northwestern mainline.
The Sears Tower and St. Charles Air Line help fill the skyline as a Canadian National grain train makes it's way across the 16th Street diamonds.
An inbound Metra Electric train passes through Homewood on the way to downtown Chicago under original Illinois Central catenary poles.
"How Often do the Trains Go By?"
So often you won't even notice...
CTA activity after sunset at Tower 18 on Chicago's Loop.
MILW FM H-16-44 434 looks to be in good shape at Savanna, IL in January 1976, but most likely never turned another wheel in revenue service as it was retired in February 1976. Milwaukee was a larg... (more)
CN C40-8M 2403 leads CN M371 south under the IC signals at Homewood.
An extra Bureau Switcher ("Rocket") pulled cars from Buzzi in La Salle, but was unable to deliver them to the CSX at Utica and instead took them to Bureau to wait for another day. The f... (more)
NS 2546 holds at Cottage Grove Ave in Dolton with a westbound auto train.
GM&O northbound freight No.28 with an F3A-B-B-A lashup on July 26, 1964 at Lawndale, Illinois. Photo part of my slide collection, No photographer listed on slide.
A pair of Milwaukee Road SD40-2s heads east along the IHB in Dolton. Jim Mirabelli photo.
A trio of Grand Trunk Western Geeps are seen crossing the Cal Sag Channel as they pound the diamonds at Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
The Hoosier State makes its shove move back through the plant at Union Avenue.