With confirmation of the Pan AM Office Car Special running into Boston and permission to use an access road to stage my vintage American LaFrance fire engine, I could not resist a photo op of the ... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765, a 1944 Lima Locomotives built 2-8-4 Berkshire leads the “Joliet Rocket” through New Lenox en route to Chicago LaSalle Street Station. on a beautiful Sunday, September mornin... (more)
A busy afternoon along the "Racetrack" in LaGrange.
A CSX intermodal crosses the bridge at Blue Island.
An IHB Genset passes through Blue Island.
The Metra Rock Island heritage unit sits at LaSalle Street Station on protect duty (and display) for the NKP 765 trips.
Crews switch cars out and move power at the ArcelorMittal lead tracks in East Chicago.
CSX waits to pick up a cut of cars at the ArcelorMittal Mill in East Chicago.
An Eastbound hotshot intermodal highballs through Gary crossing under and running parallel to Norfolk Southern trackage.
An inbound Metra train to Chicago passes JB Tower in West Chicago on the old Chicago & Northwestern route.
Union Pacific's line through North Chicago sees very frequent traffic and this day was no exception as an afternoon intermodal heads West across the diamond at JB Tower.
Southbound freight passes JB tower and crosses the diamond over the UP main in West Chicago on a busy Monday afternoon.
Nickel Plate Road 765, a 1942 Lima Locomotives built 2-8-4 Berkshire arrives in Chicago at LaSalle Street Station during the Sunday afternoon "Joliet Rocket" excursion. This was the last... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765, a 1944 Lima Locomotives built 2-8-4 Berkshire is moved on a deadhead of the “Joliet Rocket” through Tinley Park with a Metra diesel leading.