With 7 inches of snow on the ground from a blizzard the night before, and more snow falling from the sky, a BN Executive painted 70mac cruises west out of Lisle with a 50 car manifest for Northtow... (more)
A BN SD40 takes the 452 local west through Lisle on the former BN Racetrack, within the last minutes of sunlight.
A later than usual 457 hauls east with a 67 car train for western ave. in Chicago. Heres the GP pair flying thru the Lisle Metra Station.
The only local/road switcher that BNSFs famous “Racetrack” sees, is the daily R-CHI457 job. Unfortunately this job normally uses Gevos & Dash 9s... but on occasion, it can use some Standard Ca... (more)
Metra 206 leads an outbound train out of Lisle towards Aurora.
One of Three active H2 SD60Ms lead the 457 job through Lisle with a former BN SD40 in tow. Nice to find this racing an outbound Metra.
A Metra Deadhead races through Lisle’s Metra Station in Downtown with a rebuilt PHM for power.
The Amtrak Veterans Unit leads the Southwest Chief through Lisle on its way west.
After a couple of years out of service, 42 finally hits the rails again, leading the Southwest Chief on Amtrak’s 49th Anniversary.
A classic BN commuter train is seen near Lisle.
A duo of BNSF SD70MACs lead a empty coal train west through Lisle.
Metra 211 F40PHM-2 is leaning into the high speed curve on the approach to the suburban station at Lisle, IL. This locomotive has recently been repainted into a CB&Q Zephyr inspired paint, and is ... (more)
On a crisp Saturday afternoon, Amtrak's Phase II Heritage Unit coasts west, approaching naperville for a station stop.
Here is the CZ ducking under the Yackley Bridge.
The first of three hot Zs, shoot west out of cicero. Heres Z-CHCPTL ducking under a bridge in Lisle, IL.
Amtrak 130, the Phase II heritage unit, heads west through Lisle on the point of the westbound California Zephyr to Emeryville, California.