The Pill working the yard in Barstow.
A BN Executive SD70MAC and a CEFX (former Soo Line) SD60 make for a nice lash-up on this westbound vehicle train at Joliet.
NS #8808 leads the 146 East through rural Cerro Gordo Illinois.
Crossing the diamonds at 21st street in Chicago, a CB&Q (Burlington Route) freight with GP30 #935 , GP20 #935 and GP40 #172. 35mm slide from my collection, photographer unknown.
Stepping out of the clouds on a monochromatic day, CN's train for the Belt Railway of Chicago steps onto the Elgin Subdivision for access to the BRC. A pair of nearly-new GE products do the honors... (more)
Ess-curving across the Des Plaines River and Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, another BNSF westbound intermodal makes its way to the west coast with more double stacked containers for market.
The last GTW painted SD40-2, 5936, hangs out in the south yard.
Sunshine, fresh snow and cold temps make for a perfect morning as Iowa 513 and 156 are on their hands and knees, bringing 118 cars up the hill out of Joliet and on to Blue Island.
In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
A pair of Executive MACs lead a Powder River Basin unit train into Du Quoin with dynamics roaring and brake shoes squeeling on it's 135 cars. The train is bound for the Baldwin Dynegy Power Plant... (more)
UP 5920 leads a 135 car loads of western coal through the spring switch at Neilson Jct. Soon the train will begin the assault on the 1% Goreville Hill.
CN 8102 sits waiting on a signal at Vollmer to head to Kirk Yard.
Relics of the CTA... Cars 6102-6101 and a 1-50 series car sleep away at the Fox River Trolley Museum. Its been almost 20 years since 6102-6101 were officially retired.
A rather colorful consist of a blue 'n yellow leading a Southern Bell passes the small elevator at New Lebanon.