When Ralph Budd and Edward Budd teamed up to create a modern streamliner that would run faster and cheaper than anything on the CB&Q rails, they came up with this beautiful train set, which ran al... (more)
A Metra deadhead move switches to the lead for 14th Street Yard after having dropped its passengers at Union Station.
The day's first eastbound Lincoln Service train nears the end of its run as it closes in on the platforms at Union Station in Chicago.
A Metra set heads towards 14th Street Yard after detraining its passengers at Union Station.
A Blue Line train departs the Rosemont station on its way to O'Hare, passing the Rosemont Yard and Facility.
The Pittsburg to Kaiser coil train comes over Summit while the Los Flores Fire burns out of control behind it.
A pair of Matra People Mover cars makes a stop at the Hilton Hotel across from Terminal 2 at O'Hare Airport.
A venerable Budd 2600 Series el car awaits repairs at the CTA's Rosemont facility in the median of the Kennedy Expressway.
New York Central and Hudson River's pride, #999, built in 1893 and the first locomotive travel at 100 miles per hour, sits now in the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago.
The Pioneer Zephyr sits entombed in the parking garage of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago IL. It's a beautiful train in a beautiful museum.
The Blue Island Switcher works on a dreary day, switching cars in Evans Yard (hidden behind the train and trees.
A Markham Yard switcher waits word to move again under the long signal bridge that dates from when all these tracks where IC. This switcher works in A yard then moves over to F Yard for out bound ... (more)
An auto drag pulls west through Dolton Junction on Indiana Harbor Belt trackage.
Westbound stacks for the Harbor zip through Hobart Yard and pass the iconic Hobart Tower (now abandoned). This train originated in Kansas City and is on its way to the LA/Long Beach Harbor.
The Guad has two SD60Ms (the lead one a triclops) and a GP40-2 for power this day as it builds its Labor Day 2013 train in prep for the beautiful run up the Coast Line.