Westbound leaves the former Rock Island Yard at Blue Island.
A heavy January snow is just beginning as Chicago Central power is fueled at the Freeport Engine facility.
As a result of the February Midwest blizzard the Burlington Northern Santa Fe operated their Jordan spreader over many of their Illinois lines. On February 5th the plow work train is at Waterman,... (more)
With winter around the corner I thought I would flash back to the very snowy winter of 2011. On 2/4/2011 the WSOR Spreader worked west from Waukesha, WI to Janesville, WI. At Janesville the plow ... (more)
CSX transfer crosses EJ & E now CN 1913 Scherzer Rolling Brdige over Indiana Harbor Canal. Warren Through Truss with all Verticals
Cold and Windy night in Northern Indiana as Amtrak Wolverine service train makes station stop in Hammond.
Gulf Mobile and Ohio evening commuter train, the plug, arrives at Joliet Union Station.
I & M Rail Link train 98, Kansas City to Twin Cities hit a truck as the train entered street running in Bellevue, Iowa. Luck was with the crew, truck driver and local residents as there were no s... (more)
Departing Metra Milwaukee West Service train crosses Chicago Street in Downtown Elgin. Existing Light.
Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line Linden train is turning north off Van Buren on to Wells on the Loop Elevated. Formerly known as the Evanston Express the train will makes stops to Belmont an... (more)
Outbound Metra Milwaukee West service arrives at River Grove as an inbound has just departed and a CP freight hangs back on main 3. When I grew up the River Grove was simple open wooden shelter o... (more)
Portland Terminal S-4 sits between assignments at South Rigby Yard.
The once a week Union Pacific Potash local nears the end of the Cane Creek Subdivision .
Power line up at Rigby Yard.
Eastbound is about to cross the Rock Island at Joliet Union Station.