GTW 4911 leads the Walker Local through Crest Hill. Despite years of being under CN ownership, she still looks good in classic, Grand Trunk blue and red.
Just south of CP Flagstone, the outbound Lincoln Service #305 barrels under I-355 in Romoville, with the Phase III heritage unit leading the way.
A former Santa Fe Dash 8 heads west into the setting sun.
Picking up speed after meeting a southbound at Turner, a pair of C40-8's head north for the former Wisconsin Central at Leithton.
The smoke pours out as a pair of veteran GE's depart the siding at Turner. Both of these C40-8's are ex-UP units (nee-CNW) and were purchased by CN. The leader hasn't been dipped into CN red yet, ... (more)
After meeting a southbound coal train, the zebra striped "Draper Taper" gets on the move at Turner, bound for Fon du Lac, WI and points north.
A nice lash-up, consisting of a CN SD60F (zebra stripes), a GEVO, a C40-8M, a Dash 9 and a C40-8 (UP paint), heads north through Crest Hill, complete with a friendly wave from the conductor. *Note... (more)
A pair of EMD painted Demonstrators, now working for the CN, lead M341 north through Crest Hill in the nice evening sunlight.
A standard cab Dash 8 and an AC4400CW lead the day's Q557 through Joliet, bound for Ottawa, IL.
NS power leads the M336 through Crest Hill, overtaking a southbound ethanol train parked in the siding.
A CN SD70M-2 leads an SD60F on M342 at West Bridge Junction.
A pair of BNSF EMD's head south by Turner.
A four way meet takes place at Cottage Grove Avenue in Dolton. Of note in this photo is UP 9127, a C40-8 standard cab that has returned to service after quite a lengthy stay in storage.
A Grand Trunk veteran is still going strong as it shoves a cut of cars back into the former Illinois Central's Markham Yard.
After a seemingly endless winter, things are finally starting to green up as a pair of Dark Future GE's lead a westbound coal train through Riverdale.