Proudly stepping through suburban territory just west of Chicago, a dapper-looking Reading Heritage unit takes come crude oil empties for Texas.
A inbound Metra train makes a station stop at Western Springs.
In a few moments, these bikes will provide transportation on the final leg of the commute for their owners arriving on this Metra train.
The Nebraska Zephyr races down "The Race Track" under the cover of darkness.
Taken from cab of BN 9922 pulling an outbound Dinkey with an inbound coming at us while on an inspection trip.
The middle conductor signals to the rear conductor OK to highball Western Springs during the Blue Hour. Next stop Highlands.
One used on the ultra-hot BN Expediter piggyback trains, this EMD unit now sees secondary use, seen here dragging a bilevel commuter coach with flat wheels from Aurora to their 14th St. Coach Yard... (more)
Eastbound BNSF manifest rolls down #2 main on a perfect crisp fall morning.
The conductor gives the engineer a high ball. Next stop, Chicago.
Inbound Illinois Zephyr eases through Western Springs on a beautiful fall morning.
The moon rises over an outbound express train and...my bike!
A late afternoon inbound commuter train heads in to CUS, just next to the Willis(Sears) Tower in the background on the left.
An afternoon reverse commute inbound train heads for it's next stop in LaGrange.
An afternoon outbound train comes to it's stop at Western Springs.