A mid-afternoon WB Metra commuter train meets a more primitive form of transportation.
A visitor runs on the racetrack! WB domestic stack train on the UP stems from concessions in the BNSF merger.
Bound for Canalport Intermodal Yard, UP's haulage rights train from El Paso, TX rolls into Chicagoland on tracks of the BNSF in west suburban Western Springs.
Commuters wait for their train as one of the many express trains run on the BNSF lines zooms past.
An evening outbound dinky pulls into the replica pre-war railroad depot in Western Springs. The new station comes complete with a mock gate-tender shanty, an eccentric touch probably appreciated b... (more)
Three generations of railfans look on as the morning Amtrak rolls by.
Coal loads head east past the platforms of the Metra Depot at Western Springs on a warm sunny morning.
An eastbound BNSF train shatters the silence of a quiet Sunday morning in the western 'burbs of Chicago.
A pile driver is hard at work smoking up the neighborhood on BNSF's racetrack. The pile driver was driving in a retaining wall for an underground pedestrian walkway. The noise it made reverberated... (more)