An icon of American railroading sits on the north end of a regional passenger service under Chicago Union Station.
Not quite the F40PH it used to be, 90219 leads another train south.
AMTK 20219, AMTK 20225, AMTK 20215, an unidentified VRE F40PH, AMTK 187, AMTK 80, and AMTK 178 sit in a line at the Beech Grove shops.
Various Amtrak units await their next assignments and repairs, under the watchful eye of the Sears Tower.
The United States' tallest building looms overhead as various Amtrak units await assignments and repairs.
A run-of-the-mill P42 and former F40PH framed by solar powered switches are being hostled around the Amtrak Chicago maintenance facility.
An inbound Michigan train crosses 21st in the first major snowstorm of the year.
Amtrak 353 is running with an old Phase III NPCU today. Because of the Holidays, the train consist is much longer than usual.
NPCUs 90219, built in 1976, and 90368, built in 1981, still bring back memories of their hey day in Phase III paint.
Delayed by freight train interference ahead, Amtrak #352 passes BO Tower enroute to Detroit. The tower is undergoing a roof tear-off by contractors.
Amtrak 90219 is the trailing engine on Train 352 as it departs from the Detroit Woodward Avenue station.
While it may only be the hollowed out core of an F40, Amtrak 90219 is still a treat to catch leading a train. She's still painted in classy Phase III paint to boot.
Under the watchful eye of Old Glory, Amtrak Phase III NPCU leads the morning Lincoln Service 300 through Lemont, bound for the windy city.
Amtrak 90219 trails behind on Train 353 as it passes through Milwaukee Junction as a typical Detroit warehouse towers above it.
This "Cabbage" came into St. Louis trailing on #307 from Chicago.These are rare in St. Louis, the standard Chicago to St. Louis consist is 1 unit and 4 cars.