The St. Louis skyline provides quite the appropriate backdrop for this 56 minute late Amtrak #22 "Texas Eagle" as it leaves the city behind gliding across Terminals' MacArthur Bridge Dis... (more)
Louisville & Nashville GP7 391 heads up a short freight passing Thorton tower, south of Dolton, IL. The locomotive and the trackage are both former Chicago & Eastern Illinois property.
Louisville & Nashville trains 3 and 4, the Chicago-Danville Flyer, were inherited from the Chicago & Eastern Illinois when the L&N and MP split up the C&EI, and on this day the locomotive was ex-C... (more)
CREX ES44AC 1425 switches out autoracks at Homewood.
Metra EMD F40PH-2 No. 179 powers a six-car train of bi-level cars and is making its way toward Chicago Union Station with a trainload of commuters passing Taylor Street just north of Roosevelt Roa... (more)
Commuters rush to their trains bound for home at Chicago Union Station on the afternoon of November 8, 2017.
At dawn on November 9, 2017, an eastbound Metra commuter train flies past the glowing platform lights at Naperville, Illinois, on track No. 2. The view is through the door window on the lower leve... (more)
The CP business train arrives into Bensenville with four F-units!
A pair of consecutively-numbered former Reading Geeps lead an eastbound Conrail freight out of the IHB's Blue Island Yard past Stewart Avenue Tower. Tom Golden photo.
A Chicago Northwestern GP7 leads a Grand Trunk Western GP38-2 on a southbound (railroad east) stack train through Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
North Shore Electroliner at Illinois Railway Museum for 30th year anniversary since service was ended on the North Shore.
On the last light of the day on the former ATSF Transcon-BNSF Chilicothe Sub the eastbound M-KCKGAL3-20 is easing on the dynamic brake, as a pair of GE motor bring the 5,764ft long manifest off th... (more)
F units are getting ready for days holiday train at Mapleton shops