Frisco 1630 sits idle while its compressor runs while the CA&E cars start pulling out of the station for their run out on the main during IRM's Traction Weekend. The 431 is a 1927 car built by the... (more)
An Express train roars through Hinsdale, IL.
Two Burlington Northern E9s sit in the Metra commuter yard at Aurora, Illinois, waiting for the call to duty hauling trains to Union Station in Chicago on a sunny April 16, 1988.
Here's your Two For Tuesday: Catching the departures at Dearborn in the afternoon in Chicago on September 3, 1955, Bill Rosenberg and I making our first stop on a trip to the NRHS Convention held ... (more)
An inbound Metra with the tell-tale green streak passes the site of the former Lake St tower and under the "L." On the left side of the frame, construction is in progress on a new building that wi... (more)
Street running pre-rubber tire era on the south side of Chicago. Bustitution in Chicago was not far off in the future. The grainess is due to this photo being an Anscochrome original.
A stack train heads west past a long dead oak tree heading for it's first crew change point of Fort Madison, Iowa.
Upon stepping off the train at Union Station on my first trip to Chicago, Bill Rosenberg and I trekked up to the CNW terminal to catch the afternoon rush. I knew steam was still in service there.
Moments out of it's brief crew change at Linwood Road in Galesburg, Illinois, the V-BLUKCK roars past CP 1850, also known as the Cameron Connection. As it heads west for Kansas City, the train is ... (more)
25 GE's headed to the Twin Cities.
25 GE's headed for the Twin Cities.
A slow moving stack train led by two standard BNSF GE's heads east over IL-HWY 180 through the small town of Williamsfield, Illinois along BNSF's Chillicothe Subdivision on June 25, 2016.
BNSF 7460 rounds the curve just outside the diamonds at Rochelle with a hot Z in tow. The west signal bridge at "NX Xing" on the BNSF Aurora Sub has seen many trains over the decades, but it was c... (more)