The Oil Local heads through Lemont with a EJ&E SD38-2 on the point.
Two freights race at track speed through Lisle on a cool night.
While pulling up to the interchange between the CP and the IHB, I noticed above the buildings boxcars. As I pulled up closer, I saw two blue and golds. Considering he started backing up towards ... (more)
Getting a heads up from a friend of mine that 1988 was leading an intermodal westbound, it made me that much happier that I chose to railfan today.
Four Blue and Golds lead this decent sized 276 throug Deerfield, Illinois. Note the Mt. Rushmore unit second out.
An ethanol train led by three SD40-2's, elephant style, sit on the C&M Sub in Bensenville as a light snow falls.
An Isolated cab BNSF SD70ACe leads this coal coal drag through E-lot with a ex-BN SD70MAC trailing.
With the two Soo's from the days earlier 182 sitting off to the side of the yard idling away, our hopes of it leading 183 dimenished. We then left Franklin Park to go to the west end of Bensenvil... (more)
An ex-BN leads this eastbound manifest through Bensenville (CP Elgin Sub), but surprisingly not stopping in Bensenville. We raced him to Franklin Park where he stopped for a few minutes, but then... (more)
A BN SD60M duo leads this manifest eastbound to Cicero.
The crew of this lite power move talks outside in the cold as a intermodal shoves back into Bensenville Yard.
On a wet and rainy November night, a manifest holds just past Lisle as a coal drag passes by.
I originally missed this train at Rosemont, but catching up to this guy was pretty easy considering he was getting held at Belmont for a crew change.
Two SD40-2's sit on the point of this southbound autorack on the C&M waiting for clearance into Bensenville Yard on a hot afternoon.