An eastbound intermodal passes underneath the ATSF-style searchlights in Toluca, IL. These searchlights, and many others on the Chillicothe Subdivision are in danger of being removed and replaced.... (more)
CP 472 arrives in Davis Junction with NS Dash 9-40C #8813 leading the way. It will soon perform its work and meet CP 2225, at this time sitting in the siding with a rail train that will head west ... (more)
CP 2225 and SOO 4409 lead a welded rail train in Davis Junction, IL, about to head onto the west leg of the wye. The SOO had been leading the train long hood forward as it laid rail out by Stillma... (more)
An outbound train departs suburban Elmwood Park while the Sears Tower stands tall in the distance.
The Hostlers are servicing outbound power at Corwith.
BNSF 8119 leads a intermodal west under the soon to fall searchlights at Hodgkins.
SOO 4409 unhooks from a rail train that had been laying rail out by Stillman Valley and prepares to enter the west leg of the Davis Junction wye, while the conductor monitors the movement on the r... (more)
The Del Monte Local heads back into the BNSF yard with a cut of boxcars, passing by GP28M 1528.
Amtrak #836 leads the Southwest Chief thru Houlihan's Curve in the fading light of a beautiful Summer's day. Amtrak no longer uses this line except for the occasional detour.
Milwaukee Road power awaits assignment at the locomotive facility at Bensenville, Illinois, on September 15, 1985. EMD GP38-2 No. 365 sits next to older sister GP40 No. 2021.
The Del Monte Local heads back to the BNSF yard, with one of the three crewmembers protecting the train's front, riding on a lumber centerbeam bound for a nearby industry.
CN 337 blasted right through the small town of Seward, IL doing all of 55 plus with IC 1003 on the point.
A northbound grain extra tears down the center track of the Harvard Subdivision moments before sunset. A nice SD40N rebuild equipped with ATS was the leader, caught burping up some exhaust as the ... (more)
Brand new SD70AH credit units take ZG1BRB west under the CNW style E type signals at Euclid Ave in Oak Park, IL.
Metra 102 races into Lemont with the new midday Heritage Corridor train 915.