CC 981, 974, and 7984 are westbound with a loaded Commenwealth Edison coal train at Bridgeport.
American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners " "Spirit of St. Louis" special departs Chicago for Cincinnati.
Iowa Division train on the ramp to St. Charles Air Line.
A Santa Fe B unit photo taken from the Roosevelt Road overpass on Kodachrome II film.
Shot from the Roosevelt Road overpass with an old Kodak Rangefinder camera and Kodachrome II film.
The Rock Island continued their own passenger service past Amtrak startup unable to afford cost of joining. The Rock Island train from the Quad Cities looks pretty nice as it rolls past.
April 30th, 1971 marked the end of most private intercity rail service in the US. Although I was struggling to finish at Circle campus and was scheduled to work that evening I spent most of the d... (more)
Early Saturday morning finds EMD's of a different kind, and different railroads, waiting for their next assignment. On the left is a Metra 132, not scheduled at the moment. On the right is UPY 728... (more)
Triple the action at CP Morgan. The Friday evening rush hour is in full swing, as 2 outbounds and one inbound all meet near CP Morgan, just a mile west of downtown Chicago.
The Friday evening rush hour is in full swing as an outbound express for Elburn, IL hustles under the PRR signal at CP Morgan.
GTW F3A 9015 near end of career at Elsdon Chicago Roundhouse with SW1200 1514
It's Friday evening. The commuters are home, and all who are out at this time of night are the revelers, clubbers and fitness fanatics. On the railroad however, a job still needs to be done. An in... (more)