This switcher was on hand in the Chicago yard.
One of the western long distance trains begins its journey making its way through the slip switches at CP Taylor.
Like a recent TRAINS magazine feature article says, Roosevelt Road is a must see spot.
P42s and NPCUs of a few flavors were out on this day.
Eastbound Empire Builder rolls out its final miles at Canal Street with a Santa Fe warbonnet leading the way.
Just realizes the sign looks like is says ANAL STREET. NS Train in the city headed for the BNSF at Western Ave.
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Southbound Hiawatha with the 406 in charge passes through the array of Pennsy & CNW signals guarding Tower A2
Eastbound Milwaukee District West Line races an inbound Hiawatha at Halsted Street.
The obligatory 18th St bridge shot.
The Lackawanna unit finally takes the signal off the BNSF and on to the Norfolk Southern.
A outbound Amtrak Wolverine departs Union Station as several Metra trainsets line up waiting for their turns into Union Station to pick up commuters anxious to get home from a long day of work.
Metra 116 pushes a inbound train into Union Station, passing the Sears Tower.
A three-for-one at Roosevelt Road! As Metra 196 pushes a set of equipment into Union Station, Amtrak 56 trails on Lincoln Service 305. Meanwhile the westbound Illinois Zephyr backs into the statio... (more)
A quick break in the clouds and a smoggy city behind it but a great leader sits and waits for the BNSf crew to take this train to the oil fields.