Metra 215, which recently received Operation Livesaver decals, departs out of Elmwood Park with a inbound train.
Union Pacific's daily Proviso (Chicago), IL to Pine Bluff, AR manifest train works its way down the Chester Subdivision near Fults, IL led by not to shabby looking NS standard cab Dash 8. The high... (more)
A BNSF oil train passes winterized irrigation equipment along the Mississippi River bluffs on the UP Chester Sub south of St. Louis.
A 60 mph south bounder on the UP Chester Sub passing one of the cement grain elevators in the area.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief rounds a curve just southwest of Streator, Illinois behind then new "Pepsi Can" GEs. During this period Amtrak trains carried express mail/freight on western tra... (more)
An empty grain train led by BNSF SD60M 9278 sits in the siding at Warner while the Galesburg-Barstow local pulls alongside on the mainline with BNSF SD9 6143 leading. Both trains waited here for ... (more)
Union Pacific's $8.5 million track inspection vehicle makes its way on to The J at JB Tower. It will run down the CN to Joliet where it will get back on home rails and test the old SPCSL. The car ... (more)
CN 6789 sits in front of the historic Wabash depot in downtown Monticello.