Two Metra commuter trains pass each other between Chicago Union Station and Roosevelt Road at Taylor Street. Both are powered by Metra’s unique EMD F40PHM-2s, built in 1991-1992, and were the rail... (more)
After hauling a load of commuters to Chicago Union Station, Metra F40PH-3 No. 100, specially-wrapped in RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) colors worn during Metra’s formative years, trundles... (more)
Metra EMD F40PH-2 No. 179 powers a six-car train of bi-level cars and is making its way toward Chicago Union Station with a trainload of commuters passing Taylor Street just north of Roosevelt Roa... (more)
Just before 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015, the trucks on a 2-Bay GraniteRock Open Hopper failed and completely fell off causing the last car of this train, the LRM36R out of Milpitas, to t... (more)
An empty Plant Harlee coal train heads North out of town back towards the Mountains for another load of black diamonds.
CSX A760 (Atlanta-Augusta) makes its way past Taylor Street and the Old Southern Depot with a nice pair of GE/EMD Standard cabs leading the way!
Bearly Beating the Sun!CSX Q197-27 arrives into town, bearly beating the sun, from Atlanta on its way to Savannah. The blooming Dogwood by beside the Taylor Street Station provides for nice... (more)
Still Lookin' Good! CSX Atlanta-Savannah Intermodal, Q197-21, arrives into Augusta for its next crew change.
CSX U127-15 arrives into Augusta off CSX's McCormick Sub. with another load of black diamonds headed South. This train wasted no time pulling into the Yard, changing crews, removing the DPU, and c... (more)
Double the power, Double the Fun! CSX Q197 arrives into Augusta with not the usual 2 Widecabs leading, but 4! I don't know what's been going on lately, but its been a recent trend to see Q1... (more)
Lawnmower ANYONE? CSX F019-27 arrives into town with another loaded rock train to bring South from the Martin-Marietta Rock Quarry located about 5 miles outside of town. Check out that g... (more)