Amtrak's "Illinois Zephyr" ducks under the iconic signal bridge outside of Union Station.
It was a classic Illinois Central scene in Homewood this evening. IC SD70 1027 leads L517 under the IC era signal bridge, nearing Markham Yard.
Amtrak 183 awaits fuel in downtown Chicago
A On-Time Hoosier State doesn't waste time leaving Union Station.
A quick sucker hole in the building cloud cover allows the sun to shine through and illuminate westbound local freight L-CHI1021 16I as it works its way through the quaint community of Edelstein a... (more)
IC 1029A and B, a TR2 cow and calf set handle switching chores at Illinois Central Gulf's Markham Yard at Homewood, IL. The catenary is for Highliner commuter train service to/from Chicago.
Amtrak 183 sits just north of the Amtrak shops, there is some interesting private cars also pictured.
A decent looking warbonnet hold down yard duties at Cicero Yard as an eastbound suburban races by on the main line in the background.
The Santa Fe cantilever and search lights still stand strong at Verona, IL as an A-B-A consist that goes right back to the Santa Fe days heads west across the Chillicothe Sub. This is train LCHI10... (more)
BNSF 2183 smokes it up as it leads Y-JOL202 west out of Joliet.
A nice A-B-A set of BNSF geeps lead the 102 local west through Lockport.
THe DPU on the UP CWFGM shoves hard as it pushes its train north towards Chicago.
The Argonne Local goes about its switching in Woodridge.
BLE 866 switches Joliet Yard on a nice afternoon.
BNSF train LCHI102 heads west through Lemont running on main track 2 today with with a nice looking A-B-A Heritage 1 sandwich. LCHI102 is the Chicago (Hodgkins) - Galesburg local that runs over th... (more)