IAIS slug-set 721/651 makes an appearance on the Milan Branch with 8 coil steel loads for the Steel Warehouse. The SISW is passing the Stockyard Run-around near 37th Ave.
5 IAIS engines and 3 NS engines bring the "eastbound" into Silvis in the form of a combined CBBI and empty coal CRPE.
An eastbound stack train in 1x2 configuration passes under the westbound control signals at "GI" near Galesburg.
A pair of remote controlled SD40-2s work the north end of the yard at Galesburg.
A Stockton, CA to Chicago, IL stack train ducks under the classic Santa Fe cantilever at Williamsfield.
NS 8099 takes 168 into the siding at Golden Gate to meet an eastbound before continuing its journey to St. Louis.
Union Pacific EMD SD70ACe No. 8620 stands by as one track over, UP Mi-Jack No. 91003 loads a container onto a train at Joliet Intermodal Terminal (also known as Global IV) at Joliet, Illinois, on ... (more)
An outbound Metra train from Chicago's Northwestern Station passes Clinton Street Tower and the ex-C&NW semaphore signal bridge.
A couple of NYC switchers in LaSalle Street Station Chicago.
A CEFX "grey ghost" SD40-2 takes a manifest north through Joliet. Certainly an oddball leader for a CN train.
A nifty lash-up heads north through Crest Hill, on the approach to West Bridge Junction.
At Kingsferry Road, a frac sand unit train for Monahans, TX rolls down the Chester Sub in the late afternoon.
A pair of Santa Fe veterans lead the BRCNTW through Naperville. These old Warbonnets may look a bit tattered, but they're still getting the job done in 2014!
Kicking up the snow, a long westbound vehicle train from the Chicago area hustles across the Chillicothe Subdivision heading through its namesake town during an on-going winter snowstorm. The trai... (more)
The Houston, TX to Kansas City, MO Neff Yard manifest with an elephant style UP and NS consist leaves the town of Gorham, IL behind as it passes under an ex-Missouri Pacific signal bridge.