Amtrak 709 has just been added to the Ethan Allen Express, joining 713, which brought the train down from Rutland. Amtrak 700 idles with the 12:05 southbound Empire Service train 23... (more)
Through the tunnel of trees, southbound toward Manchester, VT.
A heavy rainstorm abates just in time for a steamy ride on the Green Mountain Flyer, awaiting a 2:30 departure from Bellows Falls to Chester, VT.
Pushing in behind 16th Street tower, toward LaSalle Street Station.
Metra 207 rolls over one of my favorite bridges in Chicago. If you look closely at the two squares on the concrete bridge, you can read "New York Central" and "Rock Island." The trains this brid... (more)
An Amtrak control unit in Phase II paint, in 2008. How did this get two phases behind? This train is making an evening departure toward Detroit/Pontiac.
A clean shot (through the fence) at a EMD switcher that has spent a lot of time working around Metra's downtown yard.
At the end of the day, a rainbow leads UP 3881 into Malta.
Heading toward town with another slug of commuters, Metra 103 heads over a bascule bridge over the north branch of the Chicago River, just north of the Armitage station.
Action in the bullpen. There are 22 Amtrak locomotives/NPCUs visible in this view.
The Harsco train has just been holed up for the evening in the Nelson Yard at the northern terminus of UP's Peoria Sub.
Remember when this would be the starting blocks for Q trains?
A light engine move rolls past the old Milwaukee Road B-12 tower, preserved in a very nice park, while Old Glory salutes.