On a nice April afternoon, NS 8025 glides its way through River Forest, IL on the final leg of the journey to Global II.
A Union Pacific GP15AC pulls a work train past the CNW signal bridge in River Forest. The conductor invited us up on to the elevated trackage in exchange for going to pick up lunch for him afterwo... (more)
A Metra commuter train passes under the signal bridge as it pulls into the station, operating from a cab car with an F40 pushing from the other end.
An inbound Metra passes an ethanol train off the CSXT with one of their ACe's behind the UP leader, the train will move almost as soon as the Metra leaves the block.
Eastbound NS train for Pittsburgh heads through River Forest on the 'ol CNW.
Two generations of EMD power on display on UP's Geneva Sub. A Metra F40PH came through on track three (right) minutes later. All three trains headed westbound.
An NS transfer job waits for signals, as a UP stacker heads comes to a stop to wait for clearance to move into the double track area between River Forest and Proviso.
An outbound scoot passes under the old Soo Line flyover. In the distance back at Marion Street, a freight waits for flood delays to clear.
The "bird" has a neat little set of power today.....the CNW Heritage unit...one of the UP Olympic Units.....and the Katy Heritage unit......
The train is rolling to a stop after ducking under t... (more)
A CN train to the BRC coasts uphill to slow for the upcoming CSX track as it climbs to flyover the UP, crossing numerous streets on the way.
On a cold January afternoon, UP 9524 speeds over the DesPlaines River heading west away from Chicago.