An inbound suburban arrives at the Mount Prospect Metra station as it will pick up commuters to take down toward the Windy City and surrounding suburban areas.
Locomotive named "Independence"
Pickens 2 eases up the siding to Arial Mill to pick up a car.
A unique load on the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Porter Line in 1977. The placard reads "Do Not Hump".
Helpers meet at the Brickyard
One of the last former Southern Railway SD40-2's to retain its distinctive high short hood, NS 3280 awaits another call for local service out of Gainesville while resting on the Midland lead on th... (more)
DD40X, Wabash F7 and a ex HLCX SD40-2? What a combo!
NS 3502 and 3504 await Admirial Cab conversions. Although the units being bought from Helm Leasing last year, These units having only 81' Noses, are slated to get cut down and the NS designed admi... (more)
Re 4/4 II 11339 and Re 6/6 11672 with a northbound intermodal train.
An KCS Southern Belle painted SD70ACe leads a faded Warbonnet C40-8W on this northbound manifest between Lorenzo, NE and Peetz, CO near the Colorado/Nebraska State Line.
Wrapping up for the day, the Piedmont Northern crew makes its last movement of picking up empty coil cars from NS for storage.
Fresh from a repainting by Norfolk Southern, Southern 6900 practically shone. Although it was, to a certain extent, left out of the lime-light because of the event's more exotic participants, the ... (more)
It's late in the evening and the sun is not far from setting as a UP stack train working Global 3 pulls forward to make a double. The expansive yard can be seen in the distance along the horizon.
The WPY #73 is running around the loop at Fraser with a regular summer passenger train to Skagway.
The still green painted Re 4/4 II 11309 and the red painted sister 11261 with a mixed freight train on the Gotthard north ramp.