Led by a CNW six-axle EMD, a CSX empty coal train heads south through Blue Island as it approaches nearby Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A four-pack of Santa Fe EMDs, including a cowl-unit, are seen headed through Blue Island Interlocking as they head toward the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Led by an E9A and SDP40F, the eastbound James Whitcomb Riley heads south along the C&WI through Hegewisch near 130th and Torrence Ave. Tom Golden photo.
Along with a pair of Warbonnet F45s, Santa Fe's first pair of GP60Ms lead their first revenue move, the QNYLA, west out of an overcast Chicago with a test car in tow. Tom Golden photo.
Santa Fe's first GP60Ms bask in the sunshine at Corwith Yard as they await their first revenue move after delivery from EMD. Tom Kidd photo.
An all-EMD consist of both IC black and ICG orange and white locomotives brings a pig train through 21st Street Interlocking on Chicago's South Side. Tom Golden photo.
A Western Maryland Geep leads a recently renumbered C&O Geep on a westbound freight out of Barr Yard. The C&O unit was previously leased to the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend and sported it... (more)
A pair of former Nickel Plate Road GP7s brings a cut of autoracks through the many interlockings at Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of C&O U-Boats, both with some carbody doors open, are seen on the B&OCT through Hammond. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of SD45s along with a fellow EMD head east on the Chicago Line as the engineer poses for the camera. Tom Golden photo.
Known as the "world's largest switcher," one of the South Shore's three 2-D-D-2s is seen switching cars at Burnham Yard after a Chicago snowfall. Tom Golden photo.
EJ&E's Bicentennial contribution is gleaming in the summer sun while on display at a U.S. Steel open house in Gary. Notice the white-painted air hoses on the unit.
A Family Lines caboose brings up the rear of a "funeral train" full of former L&N and SCL first-generation diesels. These locomotives are headed west on the IHB and are most likely boun... (more)
Soo Line 767 leads former KCS and Milwaukee Road units on a grain train through Blue Island. Bill Raia photo.
Formerly a Rock Island boxcar, this LaSalle and Bureau county wooden transfer caboose is seen passing the distinct water tower at Pullman Junction on Chicago's south side. Tom Golden photo.