One of a parade of evening rush hour commuter trains.
Adam Farence Photo
It was few and far between that I'd work out of Fox Lake but if I was on the "Hungry List" and they were out of people down there I'd go just about anywhere and the callers new that. The... (more)
An F40C sleeps with its train outside Elgin, Ill., waiting for the next morning's commuter rush.
Led by a F40C, a two-car Milwaukee Road commuter train passes through Bensenville. Tom Golden photo.
Milwaukee Road commuter trains pass each other during the morning commute at Chicago Union Station. The F40Cs were some of the first new generation diesel locomotives purchased with public funds t... (more)
1979 was an interesting period in Milwaukee Road history, both in terms of commuter and freight railroading. Milwaukee was headed into bankruptcy, and by 1982 their commuter service would be take... (more)
The annual northbound Derby Train dead head is running about 8 hours late as it exits the Clear Fork river Gorge on the beautiful CSX Knoxville Division.
A different 611 in a view that is now gone thanks to buildings put atop of the railroad.
The finches and larks sing their morning songs as the smell of honeysuckle and fresh cut hay fills the hazy morning air. The tranquility of a summer Sunday sunrise is all but perfect as the faint ... (more)
CSXT OCS train P901 blasts off from Black Creek at the north end off Boyles Yard after taking on fuel and a fresh crew as the last rays of sun shine down it.
CSXT OCS train P901 enters the south end of Boyles Yard to take on a fresh load of fuel for the trip on to Nashville, Tennessee