Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit brings an outbound train over Midlothian Road. The replacement nose herald it in the works.
SLRG 103 leads the deadhead move of the IPH Polar Express across the CP Fox Lake Sub. The train is destine for Middleton, WI where IPH had about 5 miles of trackage rights over the WSOR Prairie Su... (more)
CP 288 heads east through Libertyville, fast approaching Rondout with a crazy lash-up.
A Chicago-bound CN Z-train transits the ex-WC main line south from Wisconsin through Prairie Crossing.
A CP SD60 and an SD60M, both former Soo Line units, hold with train 686 at Atkinson Road in Libertyville, awaiting signal indication through Rondout.
Amtrak and CP race east, approaching Rondout. Amtrak would edge out the CP at the crossing.
Another trio of SD40-2's hold at Atkinson Road with 276. With switching duties and delays, it took this train over ten hours to get from Portage to Rondout, a distance of about 140 miles. A recrew... (more)
A trio of SD40-2's, the leader being one of a kind, hold just short of Rondout.
Waiting for traffic ahead to clear, CP 632 cools its heels just north of Rondout with the last ICE SD40-2 in IMRL paint. With Hunter Harrison's plans for CP, it's anyone's guess as to how long the... (more)
Train 2131 rolls through the auto greaser as it climbs into Libertyville.
Metra train number 2115 crosses the Des Plaines River on its way to Libertyville's station.
Metra train number 2117 crosses the Des Plaines River as it closes in on Libertyville's station.
An inbound Metra makes its way towards its next station, Lake Forest.
Number 2143 has the brakes applied as it glides over Milwaukee Ave and enters the station at Libertyville.