Now arriving on station track one... The bilevel suburban train pushes into the station at IRM.
The Chicago Terminal operations at Elk Grove use this switcher that was modified by New Jersey Transit. It was NJT 503.
The 703 safely exits Peter Baker's facility. With all the wheel loaders and trucks, the EJ&E geep gets little respect.
Faded ex-Metra, nee C&NW f-unit at IRM.
Metra pushes into CUS as Amtrak is pulling out, passing construction work under the old "airline".
White flags flying as the special hits the "high iron".
Staged for the Monday run west, the ABA set of f-units sits under an especially bright moon.
Part of Illinois Railway Museum's 60th anniversary was prominently displaying one of the two remaining gas turbine locomotives. Built in 1960, placed out of service in 1970.
Predawn light begins to brighten the sky over the Daylight steamer.
Two C&NW cabs reside here, rare because neither are vandalized.
The view looking westbound from Bush Street. "New" install of B&O CPL's on today's standard cantilever bridge. Sure wish they had used primer on the background. The only inservice, full / comple... (more)
The RDC train, shown here minus its power, is the midday "River Rambler" excursion train. The two F-units on the railroad are NPCUs
Coupler stored in lead mode, head on shot... "wait for it... shoot, shoot, shoot... run, run, run"
EX-UP switcher still in full UP paint, with all the UP's fuss about copyright on my HO scale... hehe
Not a pair of locomotives you can find just any where... The WC unit began life as BN 6539 in 1971. The MN&S is a DT6-6-2000 and was built 12/48.