NRG’s Will County Generating Station in Romeoville, IL owned 2 EMD SD20 locomotive’s. WCCH 1801 and 1802. Those SD20's were used to haul coal trains in and out of the plant from the staging ya... (more)
Sun begins to set as a late running Metra 919 makes It’s last stop at the historic Lockport depot before terminating at Joliet with METX 104, the City of Chicago inspired locomotive.
Operating on The Bug Line, MSC 49-5601 prepares to deliver 4 empties to the CN. The lone coal car has been sitting in that same location for years now, facing an uncertain future. With the Romeovi... (more)
IDTX 4621 leads Lincoln Service/Missouri River Runner 319 South through Lockport.
Metra’s “City Of Chicago” inspired locomotive screams past the Historic Gaylord Building in Downtown Lockport with Heritage Corridor 919.
Temperatures rapidly drop below 0° and windchills much colder while Amtrak’s southbound Texas Eagle does all of trackspeed past the Lockport depot during a snowstorm that brought in a major col... (more)
UP SD70ACe 8394 leads a stack train South through Lockport.
Metra 90, the CNW heritage unit leads the AARPCO special South through Lockport.
Metra's AAPRCO special is making the rounds around Chicagoland. As thunderstorms build up north on this Saturday afternoon, Metra F59PHI #90 and F40PH-3 #104 highball south through Lockport, passi... (more)
Rocks As Needed Etc. On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Hanson Material Service EMD SW 900 MSC 49-5601 had 4 empty hoppers in tow as headed towards the Route 7 bridge in Lockport... (more)
Westbound Q NSABAR hustles through Lockport with a Warbonnet leading an NS Dash 9. The leader, #783, has a little Heritage 2 paint showing on the side.
Union Pacific’s Winter Olympics SD70M #2002 has been in and out of the Chicagoland region as of lately on stack trains. On the evening of Valentine’s Day ‘22, UP 2002 and another GE split th... (more)
IDTX 4624 heads full speed ahead through plow lines in Lockport as it leads Amtrak Lincoln Service 303 South.
After an overnight snowfall of around 14 inches, Metra 915, the first outbound Heritage Corridor train of the day sends snow flying as it impacts a plow line on Second Street in Lockport at tracks... (more)
Metra's first Heritage Corridor train of the evening busts a plow line at Lockport's 2nd Street crossing.