During the golden hour, M348 heads south through Plainfield, IL between Normantown and Field. A BC Rail barn and a former CNW C40-8 lead the way on a very cold evening.
This afternoon on January 10th, Metra MP36 405 made its inaugural run out of Chicago in Milwaukee Road paint! Recently released from the paint shop, it looked great for the railfans on hand for th... (more)
2019 is off to a good start as UP 6706 highballs east under the old CNW coaling tower in De Kalb, IL. AC4400CW 6706 is the last patched CNW on UP's roster.
The Argo Job heads south through the Summit Metra/Amtrak station with a pair of Grand Trunk GP38-2's.
CP 286 highballs Sturtevant with a UP SD40N leading the way past the Milwaukee Road searchlights.
CP 288 heads east through Libertyville, fast approaching Rondout with a crazy lash-up.
A490 arrives at Kirk Yard with a pair of CN barns in the North America scheme.
A pair of IC SD70's and a GTW GP38-2 double up at the east end of Joliet.
In run 8 and creating a treat for the eyes and ears, a pair of CP SD40-2's and a GP38-2 hustle 288 south past the Wepco plant in Pleasant Prairie, WI.
A490 strolls east through Dyer with a pair of North America barns.
J744 heads west out of Seneca with a cut of cars for the small interchange in Marseilles. The veteran switcher is seen passing the nicely restored Rock Island depot in town.
Before heading to BRC's Clearing Yard, Q350 had some work at Barr Yard. The EMD lash-up is seen here, taking headroom at Chatham during the golden hour.
A pair of CSX SD40-2's sandwich a GP38-2 as Q350 rolls west through Willow Creek, bound for BRC's Clearing Yard. After a rather long stretch of gloomy weather, it was nice to see the sun.
Kirk to Markham L515 rolls west across the old MoPac in Chicago Heights. The good lash-ups continue on the CN around Chicagoland.
Shortly after departing Hawthorne Yard, CN M337 is making its way through North Riverside, although, from the looks of this lash-up, you'd never be able to tell it was a CN train.