Rock Island GE U25B 241, with UP GP30 855 and UP SD24u 3399 at Blue Island, Illinois August 28, 1975.
An eastbound version of the Norfolk Southern Illinois Division Christmas Train, led by the railroad's "Honoring Our Veterans" (NS 6920) and "Honoring First Responders" (NS 9-1-... (more)
CSX AC6000 654 leads a manifest east through Dolton on the IHB.
Train 1, The San Francisco Chief A Roger Puta Photograph
Train 23, The Grand Canyon
A Roger Puta Photograph
What is normally a nocturnal operation, TPW 5015 heads east in the morning with road train. Usually the twice weekly EB road trains leave East Peoria overnight.
Merry Christmas! The KJRY Santa Train heads west across the open fields of central Illinois.
A hazy morning commute on the triple track speedway in 1979.
1980s piggyback, in a different form. Rather than hauling a pair of highway trailers or containers, this 89' Trailer Train flatcar is being utilized to haul a fleet of brand new Chevrolet C70 tru... (more)
BNSF 2650 switches out baretables on the east end of Clyde Yard.
Powered by colorful EMD GP18 No. 600, Toledo, Peoria & Western’s Morton Switcher arrives at Morton, Illinois, on a snowy December 16, 1983. Merry Christmas to all!
A manifest freight gets head room in Canadian National's Homewood Yard, sporting former Bessemer & Lake Erie No. 878 on the head end.
Ready. Set. Go. Metra's evening rushhour lineup sits near Amtrak's Chicago and Metra facility near downtown.
An afternoon Metra commuter is posed in front of the Chicago skyline in a typical spring day in the windy city.
There was still some operating steam on the NYC in late 1955 but a person had to go to the west end of the system to find it. One place was under the Eads Bridge in the era before Interstates. It ... (more)