Their day almost over, the Chicago Terminal Railroad Kingsbury/Goose Island Switch Job is heading back north with several empties.
The outbound Carl Sandburg flies through Leland on the Mendota Sub
Mixed freight from Grand Forks to the Belt Railway, with 3 GP38's, is tied down crewless in Rochelle. The GP39M serving as the Rochelle switcher sits in the shadows.
Mixed freight from Northtown Yard headed to the NS rolls past the grade signal just west of Stratford.
Westbound headed through Aroma Park in the early morning hours
The fall colors begin to show as a Metra rounds the elevated curve in Naperville
CNW Trio heads east through Meredith, 20 miles from its destination at Proviso Yard.
Rolling west out of Proviso Yard
The AAPRCO special heads west on its way to Rock Island, and eventually Omaha.
UP 1995, UP 2001 & UP 1988 all lead a short high priority intermodal west through Wheaton
Entering Bensenville yard limits, the CP 2816 was moving at about 10mph, allowing for almost perfect timing with an American Airlines MD83 on final to O'Hare.
Empty coal leans into the curve in DeKalb.