Racing into the quickly fading sun, more coal empties retreat for the Powder River Basin.
2 stablemates slumber in their "room" overnight in BNSF's downtown coach yard.
Waiting for a timeslot on the Fox Lake Sub., WSOR's nightly train from Clearing Yard in Chicago to Janesville, WI waits out the evening's run of Metra activity before heading for the dairy state. ... (more)
Slumbering the weekend away, some Metra suburban equipment sits below High St. in Aurora.
UP SD's mill about their large classification yard in E. St. Louis, IL.
As storms gather on a warm and humid night in Southern Indiana, another coal train loads at Somerville Central on the Indiana Southern.
With a trainload of boxcars for scrapping, a CSX work extra takes some rare rail mileage to Washington, Indiana where it will be the scrappers torch for these blue wafflesided cars.
UP's Bensenville transfer sits tight in CP's B'ville Yard with an interesting consist as a jet for O'Hare makes its' landing.
A Blue and Gold eases its' train through the brick canyons of the south side of Milwaukee.
A nice trio of Blue and Golds pull down to the west end of the yard for headroom.
Descending the SCAL from the CNIC to the BNSF, an Amtrak short-haul nears the end of its' journey, minutes away from Chicago Union Station.
A BNSF/Metra Suburban train leaves the Windy City behind, headed under the crusty old Airline Bridges on the near south side of Chicago.
A unique UP rescue engine to Amtrak chills in the evening glow of the city of Chicago as Metra's Southwest Service train #839 heads past for Orland Park, IL.
CN trains G861 (L) and M343 (R) double barrel it westbound out of Chicago on IC's old Iowa Division. One train in daylight is rare, 2 at once is next to impossible!
Dashing thru the snow out of Chicagoland is another snow-bound Metra for Elgin, IL.