The Clinton Sub dispatcher is running a stack train, 8362 West, around a manifest at Low Moor, IA. The manifest's conductor is climbing off his lead unit to give the stack train a roll-by. As 8362... (more)
GE P42s and other assorted power fill Amtrak's engine facility in downtown Chicago.
MP36 No. 401 pushes an eastbound Metra train toward Chicago Union station. Meanwhile, a westbound train waits to enter the evening commuter rush.
With a gaggle of cab cabs staring at the camera, Metra employees prepare the passenger fleet for the evening commuter rush.
Late in the evening after the lights have come on, power from a BNSF local arrives at the engine facility. Not long before this, an intense downpour engulfed the entire yard.
Iowa Interstate's Iowa City Local has just come off the Government Bridge to cross the Mississippi River, and is now heading through Davenport, IA.
A BNSF Z train makes it way westward between the Mississippi River and the Palisades just north of Savanna, IL. CN has trackage rights on this portion of the Aurora Sub.
In the evening following a major downpour, an SD40 and SD39 work Galesburg Yard. The storm has left large puddles throughout the yard, which reflect the illumination from the yard lights. The loco... (more)
As a Metra commuter train departs Waukegan Station on the left-hand main, another arrives. This is UP's Kenosha Sub, part of the ex-C&NW Chicago-Milwaukee line.
UPY 635, an EMD GP15-1, backs through the west gate at Global II as it and a mate go about their intermodal switching duties. Many trains from Chicago stop here to add more loads to the rear of th... (more)
At dusk on the rolling plains of Iowa, stack train UP 7708 East crosses a dirt country road near Lowden, IA.
BNSF Southwest Division placard under the eaves of division headquarters in Vaughn.
Just as the sun touches the lip of the mountains to the west, BNSF 8326 West passes the beautiful sandstone bluffs at Mesita, NM. This territory is all part of the Laguna Indian Reservation. The p... (more)
At sunset, BNSF 7126 West rolls down the long "ramp" from Abo Canyon to Belen, NM. In Belen, he'll make a fast crew change before continuing west on the Gallup Sub.
Heading upgrade, BNSF 5088 West negotiates the big, tight curve at Willard, NM.