A Metra passes a stopped UP tank train, both in bound for Chicago.
This engine sure could use a wash. It was parked for so long, the crew could have given the whole engine a wash!
UP 4163 leads a mainfest to Proviso.
Light power runs out of Proviso, sits here for 10 minutes, then gets the clear to go back in.
UP 3016 brings up a mainfest bound for Proviso.
UP SD70M leads a pig train through Glen Ellyn under storm clouds.
A mainfest runs through West Chicago with SD40-2's leading an SD70M!!!
EJ&E 666 is struggling for speed as the train exits Eola yard and heads toward Normantown. Thanks to the scanner, I got to see this second EJ&E train!!!
Taking off after the BNSF stack train, UP 3839 leads a mainfest through Rochele heading to Proviso.
The Perfect day, cold weather, snow hitting the camera hard, and wind. Interesting story to go along with this picture. The BNSF stack train had full clearence and all greens to Flag Staff. I was ... (more)
The MPRCB roars through the town of West Chicago with UP 2001, 3300 (favorite paint scheme), 1995, and UPY 735.
A UP coal train running at the most 10MPH drops off the engineer after wood street, so that the engineer can get back onto the train and head north on the EJ&E.
Does anyone have any information on this train? Why was every car a Norfolk Southern or Conrail Quailty car?
The UPYWCPR runs at a wamping 10MPH to Proviso from West Chicago. The UP YWCPR is an auto rack local from West Chicago yard that gets loaded in Proviso.
Get them while they last! EJ&E 658 and 666 lead a small mainfest through Turner Junction. The EJ&E crew is installing a blower for the switch that switches UP trains of the EJ&E. This is a common ... (more)