CN 8886 holds at Frankfort with a westbound manifest. The crew was run out of time here, and the train will sit until a recrew can get out to it.
BNSF 6868 leads a oil train east through Western Springs.
CSX SD50 8624 leads Q557 west along Route 30, coming into Joliet.
CSX SD60I 8779 leads a manifest west through Dolton on the IHB mainline.
Illinois Terminal SW-1200 780 and its train were in the clear at Bissell, Ill. for Illinois Central’s Train 21 “Green Diamond” to zip past on its run from Chicago to St. Louis on July 11, 1962. IT... (more)
BNSF 8318 leads a intermodal east through Joliet on new main 2.
Metra 122 makes a station stop over at the temporary platform in Joliet with the first heritage corridor train of the evening.
CN C40-8 2028 puts its train together at the south end of Markham yard, passing the Bessemer/J duo.
As the sun pops out on a stormy day, Metra 102 makes a stop on new UP main 1 with heritage corridor 917. UP main 1 is now located where BNSF main 2 was, and BNSF main 2 is now next to BNSF 1.
CNIC's Peoria Local digs three cars out of a set of grain empties while working on making the J 703 the trailing unit to Pekin this morning.
Steve Smedley photo
NS 4271 and the Norfolk Southern Office Car Special roll west over the Calumet River and towards Chicago's Union Station.
Evening at Chicago: BN 9901 is waiting at Union station for the next job
MOTX #6944 trails on the 35N as it heads to Decatur.
Blasting through the small town of Ashton, blaring its K5LLA, UP 8810 leads UP 2200 a SD60 and Dakota and Iowa 2502 a GP9u. A faint rainbow can be seen in the distance.