Amtrak train number 353 has a Phase V NPCU on the front.
This is actually a "going away" shot of 353 as it heads West towards Jackson, Kalamazoo & Chicago after making their station stop in Ann Arbor.
Battle Creek is still the Cereal City. Both Kelloggs and Post still have large manufacturing plants, the latter seen through the fence, dwarfing Amtrak's Twilight Limited as it slows to get make ... (more)
The eastbound Illinois Zephyr pulls into Lagrange Station, right next to a map of the city it's entering.
Business as usual for this Hiawatha service train as it rolls through the farm fields of Kenosha county.
Nobody said railroading in the winter was going to be clean fun!
Another Wolverine service train heads for Chicago while passing some bleak late fall scenery.
A short Amtrak train bound for Michigan departs Chicago on a gorgeous afternoon.
According to radio chatter, a few pasengers thought this was the 10:33 and tried to board with Metra tickets!
Illinois Zephyr flys past the Clarendon Hills station, next stop LaGrange
It's still neat to see these old F40's in some kind of service.
NPCU #90215, lookin' good, slows down at Main Street due to a "crossing malfunction" apparently reported to BNSF. Actually, the gates were working, but hey, we got some horn because of this "probl... (more)