A closer view of photo 310958 as it rolls to a stop and passengers wait to board.
The moon rises over an outbound express train and...my bike!
Due to an operational problem, the morning fleet was held up for twenty minutes at West Hinsdale. There are four trains in this view.
an Amtrak trainman waits in the shade as a WB stack train in the distance is about to pass his train.
EB stack train just as the sun sets. Soon, the sun will be setting on the CBQ signals. The second unit was TFM 4670. See ... (more)
The snow is blowing off the train AND locomotives of a domestic stack train headed west from Global 1.
EB coal train approaches Elmhurst with an SP DPU at the rear-facing me! Thank you very much, UP ops! head end is pictured in photo 309947
EB coal train passes the fields of rural northern Illinois on a heavy grade. Who says northern Illinois is ALL flat? cab windows on the DPU unit is visible at the end of the train.
Engineer on a local working with what was once mainline power looking worse for the wear!
Can you see me now? A WB empty coal train reflects in a puddle left by the recent rains. There has been no more than three rain free days in a row since April!
The morning fog accentuates the rough surface texture of rail.
An afternoon outbound train comes to it's stop at Western Springs.
At a location highlighted on the TV series, "The Chicago Code," a St Louis bound train leaves Chicago in its dust. The skyline consists of the Sears(Willis) Tower, NBC tower, Chase building, Trum... (more)