An icon of American railroading sits on the north end of a regional passenger service under Chicago Union Station.
DM&E SD40-2 6364, the Sleepy Eye unit, waits for a signal at Cragin onto the CP. This former Milwaukee Road unit is very familiar with this area!
An outbound Pink Line train races out of the Medical District as it enters the Pilsen neighborhood.
The engine seen here at the Museum of Science and Industry is the FIRST of two Altoona Shops built "John Stevens" replicas. This particular operable engine was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad i... (more)
Two Metra commuter trains head towards Union Station on a gorgeous April afternoon in the Windy City.
L&N 4092 passing the forest hill crossing
Even though the full moon was a day ago, it still shines bright over the Chicago skyline and the venerable Pennsy signal bridge as an inbound scoot knocks the PL signal down.
Rare daylight coal loads for the South Shore leave CN trackage for home rails after picking their train up from the Belt Railway of Chicago. Now reduced to a home for signal personnel, the now-unu... (more)
Oil empties take the tight radius of Canal St. Curve on the near south side of the Windy City.
Bakken oil loads head to market on Amtrak's Chicago Terminal as some of their trains go about their work at 14th St. coach yard.
Visitors of the Museum of Science and Industry can view the Pioneer Zephyr inside and out. Here is a view of the cab.
A familiar scene can be found most nights on many of the Chicago elevated station platforms. A scene of many different people from young to old, hip to traditional with one common link between all... (more)
420 on 4/20! Metra MP36 420 leads a outbound train into Galewood.
CP 4521, a former GP40X with a blank red nose, leads the Southside local west past Galewood.
A Millwaukee District Metra has just crossed the UP Metra lines at Tower A2 and heads for downtown.