On a beautiful afternoon in Chicago, the AZER 6070 pulls out of Chicago Union Station, preparing to wye its passenger train.
Returning from a trip to Sturtevant, WI - Iowa Pacific's "brunch train" returns back to Chicago, passing still-manned Tower A5 on Chicago's west side. NOTE: Taken on Metra property with permission... (more)
WIth a plume of smoke provided by engineer Craig Willett, Iowa Pacific's Friday Night Dinner train ducks under the PRR position lights at Racine Avenue on Chicago's near west side. Special thanks ... (more)
A wonderful change of pace from the red GEs... the Pullman Sleeping Car Co. brunch charter rolls back into Illinois.
The Arizona Eastern 6070 smokes it up, as it departs Chicago Union Station, bound for Indianapolis. It really takes you back to the glory days, when the old BN E's were chugging out of Union Stati... (more)
Pacing Arizona Eastern E8A locomotive down route 33 as the train makes its journey from Chicago to Indianapolis.
AZER 6070 makes a back-up move at Canal Street, preparing to gain access to the St. Charles Airline, seen in the background.
Arizona Eastern 6070 heads over the St. Charles Airline leading the Hi Iron special to Indianapolis from Chicago. American Bridge Co. is still fairly visible naming the company that constructed t... (more)
Shortly after clearing McCormick Place, the AZER 6070 opens it up and gets up to speed, leaving Chicago behind.
Highballing through the Village of Manteno. A great sight, indeed!
It's the usual in Amtrak's 18th Street Shops. We have Amtrak P42's, Phase III NPCU's, Phase V NPCU's and.....what the!?!?
The Hi Iron Excursion nears CNIC rails and twists through the winding curvature of the St. Charles Airline, near 16th St. Tower.
Arizona & Eastern E8 6070 is a long way from home as backs around the Canal Street wye with a excursion.
AZER E8 6070 blasts south through Manteno, doing every bit of track speed.