The Panama Limited
At the west end of the South Shore's Burnham Yard with the Illinois Central Kensington Tower on the hill where the South Shore leaves the IC Electric. This is one of the GE motors were ordered by ... (more)
When Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (South Shore Line) was short of cars, a Metra train was borrowed. On weekdays it came in from Michigan City in the morning (shown here) and w... (more)
A morning north bound looking north.
Staged for a special photo shoot, the Penn Central and Conrail heritage units are joined by NS SD70ACe #1011 at Amtrak's 16th Street yard in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Casey Thomason. F... (more)
An outbound express train leaves the city and skips the Irving Park stop. You can see the top of the Hancock Building just above the train.
FM road switcher 542 was one of two H12-44TS equipped with steam generators and assigned to switch ATSF passenger cars and trains at Chicago’s Dearborn Station, as it was doing on May 16, 1967. N... (more)
Of all the train pictures I've taken, this has to show the most trash.
The track crossing is the B&OCT. Note the "control" shanty with its signals.