Metra inbound train 1270 (Aurora to Chicago) makes a stop at Harlem Avenue in Berwyn, Illinois, on a blustery November 12th, 2015.
Fresh from the paint booth, Metra #97 sees sunlight for the first time in new dress.
It's harvest time in the fields of the Mississippi River bottom lands, and tractors, combines, and other farm equipment dot the landscape as a pair of SD70ACes leads an intermodal train north on t... (more)
BNSF 5127 leads a intermodal west through Joliet.
A pair of NS EMD's lead a CP empty ethanol along the Chicago sub at MP57. Is was about 20 minutes until sunset.
Son Mike and his cousin Lisa observe as the engineer prepares the narrow gauge steam locomotive for a trip at the Brookfield Zoo. Unlike most amusement park trains, this railroad functioned simila... (more)
C&NW E9A 5032A crosses thE EJ&E at West Chicago tower with a commuter train. The locomotive was originally built as Kansas City Southern E6A 25 and rebuilt to an E9A by EMD for the KCS in 1959. ... (more)
Metra's new F59PH number 97 leads a "scoot" away from the city towards the coach yard during the morning rush.
CSXT 1506 leads a yard job out of Clearing Yard.
A quartet of NS locomotives briefly pause after yarding their train.
A gaggle of Amtrak locomotives rest outside of the W 18th Street maintenance shops.
AMTK 56 and train put the iconic Chicago skyline behind them.
AMTK 200 rockets out of Chicago Union Station.