Colorful Chicago Freight. On the afternoon of October 3, 2022, BNSF Railway 7557 (ES44DC), Norfolk Southern 8184 (ES44AC), and Union Pacific Railroad 5279 (ES44AC) bring a mixed manifest tr... (more)
Seen from above the Clybourn Metra station on the northwest side of downtown Chicago, Metra’s CNW inspired locomotive rounds into the station stop with a UP-NW trainset in tow.
GTW 4914 leads CN L512 East out of South Chicago.
CNW EMD E8A 5021a is being serviced and readied for its next train In Chicago in July of 1979
After holding for three Metra’s at 16th Street, and for Amtrak 391 to head south… CN M337 with a duo of Illinois Central SD70’s, #1035 and #1032 get underway past 18th Street on home Illinoi... (more)
Somewhat unusual at this late date is Amtrak GE P40DC No. 816 leading the California Zephyr. The train has just arrived after its long trip from the west coast at Chicago Union Station on May 17, ... (more)
Metra’s 3:35 p.m. BNSF commuter train to Fairview Avenue is about to depart from Track 10 at Chicago Union Station on May 17, 2023.
Moments after getting settled in Roomette 9 in the 531 car on Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr, which was still waiting for an on time 2:00 p.m. departure within the dark confines of Chicago... (more)
Unit is probably a TR something or other. I'd like to see a model of those "calves". Photo by Dave Petke. From my collection.
CN L537 runs down the Chicago Sub with a pair of IC SD70s leading
AMTK 203 leading Southwest Chief leaving Chicago Union Station
Repainted IC 9560 departs South Chicago with CN L512.
An ex PC unit, still showing evidence thereof, is switching an Amtrak train. Photo by Dave Petke.
Dash 2+Original GP40. Photo by Mike Dolenski. From my collection.
Looks a little naked without any number boards up there in front but it is a famous face in the service of the big city as one of its stablemates demonstrates.