Metra 407 heads south toward Joliet, crossing the St. Charles Air Line and the CN/IC on its way.
Metra 197 exits the wash racks and heads toward the coach yard.
Empty coal heads west (north) in the late afternoon.
Nice late evening sighting ... and a waive from the crew.
The southbound Saluki approaches the Metra (former CRI&P/NYC) diamonds on its way south. The former B&OCT bascule bridge ever looms in the background.
Blazing hot weather sees a brace of 6 Katy locomotives approaching the Tower 55 diamond from the north.
ATSF 5818 rolls south into the Tower 55 interlocking.
Energy For Use - But Not Abuse. In the days when UP carried slogan boards on many of their SD40-2s, a 12,000 horsepower coal drag crosses off the high line from Laramie onto the right main... (more)
Two GTELs, UP 26 and 29 sit quietly near the engine house in Cheyenne. To see a couple in action: click here and more)
Five GP30s work their way west, out of Hermosa Tunnel, picking up speed as they move downhill toward Laramie.
Northern Pacific's Mainstreeter at the end of the day at Minneapolis Great Northern Station.
A light SP move approaches the Tower 55 diamond. In the background, a MoPac freight prepares to head south, and a BN tiger-stripe comes to rest inbound from the Wichita Falls subdivision.
Two Katy GP40s bracketing a GP39-2, newly acquired from Kennecott Copper, work north from New Braunfels toward San Marcos.
The Spokane to Seattle Cascadian sits on Track 4 at Tacoma Union Station.