I'm surprised the engineer was doing as quick as he was with the crews still at work.
Taken in the actual town of Eola, just 2 blocks from where my ex lives.
New signals wait to be raised onto the main line at Finley Road. As of right now there are no waysides between Winfield and Elmhurst.
And the day ended... ATSF (999)758 brings up the rear of Y HOD102. I guess HOD102 and CHI102 are not related.
The day started... After the Metra passed through we drove to Flag Stone to see if the oil local was sitting there, and sure enough it was! It was also moving by the time we got to it. So with an ... (more)
Scene 3 of 3 of the chase of 3.Three EJ&E's run the Night Flyer east in the early January morning.
Almost one year ago to the day, the CN officially took over the EJ&E. Who would think from one year ago that the EJ&E would still be running solid EJ&E orange consists. Colin Mucha gets hit shot, ... (more)
N21 sits on a siding at Spaulding on the CN main waiting for a crew on this perfect Halloween morning.
ICE 6449 east through Roselle with ethanol 614. It was fun chasing a train in the burbs.
I chased 614 from Spaulding to Roselle, and the chase went well. CP 614 with ICE 6449, CP 6074, and DM&E 6050 storm east through Roselle with a loaded ethanol. I'm glad my Halloween morning went w... (more)
When the Metra clears, Amtrak flies around the curve.