Rock Island's bicentennial E8 652 debutes on the 20th Century Railroad Club's Railfair '76 special from Chicago to Bureau, shown here departing Chicago.
Amtrak 206 and 207 make for a neat pair as they lead their train around the Canal Street wye.
Coming around the Canal Street wye, the covered wagons are looking great as they begin the trip back home to the east coast.
A-B-B-A leads the NS Board of Director's Special on it's way out of Chicago for points east.
A light UP GP15-1, bound for Canal Street, heads under 18th St.
Amtrak 206 leads the Lake Shore around the Canal Street wye. It will then back into Union Station for its later on departure.
Various Amtrak power, including a new Genset, sits in the yard in Chicago.
Amtrak P32 500 backs out of the yard and towards Union Station. This will eventually become the eastbound Pere Marquette.
After a little tour around the Chicago area, Norfolk Southern's classy A-B-B-A set of F units leave the windy city behind as they lead an Office Car Special back to the east coast. NS Executives a... (more)
With the Chicago skyline standing tall, the NS Fs begin their trip back home, about to duck under 18th St.
Amtrak 172 ducks the inbound Southwest Chief into the yard in Chicago, completing its trip.
CRI&P 630 was still in commuter service for the Rock when this photo was taken.
Side by side with a Rock Island veteran the 4501 was on the Rock for a special train to Bureau and return.
Tom Golden photo.
An Amtrak train leaves its streak under the PRR signal at Racine Ave.