Fresh from a trip to MEI's busy shops, the locomotive in CIT's new image poses for some company photos. NOTE: Taken on MEI property with MEI/CIT permission.
Representing the last of the original C&NW power left on the Union Pacific's roster, UP's transfer from Proviso Yard to CN's Markham Yard makes the transition from IHB rails to CSX rails beneath t... (more)
A total of 3 (including rear DPU) nearly-new CREX lease engines in their snappy blue, yellow and silver livery stroll by the CB&Q's sturdy brick depot on the "racetrack", destined for the BRC's Cl... (more)
Just shy of the midnight hour, 16th Street Relief operator Madelyn Gonzalez jots down the passage of Metra Rock Island District's last train into LaSalle Street for the night, as its' MP36 locomot... (more)
Not looking as pink and faded as some of the other "Super Fleet" units, this BNSF warbonnet stays true to its' word, reliably hauling priority freight from Grand Forks to the BRC's large classific... (more)
Rolling into Chicago on joint UP/Canadian Pacific track are 2 newer CIT repaint 90MAC's, bringing a train of ethanol loads to market for forwarding to CSX in Chicago.
Running over 7 hours late, Amtrak engineer Steve Pahl brings the Southwest Chief into Chicago with the assistance of a cascade green EMD widecab relic.
At dusk, a Metra West Line train departs the Windy City, bound for Big Timber Road near Elgin, IL.
On the eve of a special Government Affairs event at Chicago Union Station for fair job hiring and employment retention of America's Veteran's, 2 patriotically-adorned tribute locomotives pose for ... (more)
Proudly stepping through suburban territory just west of Chicago, a dapper-looking Reading Heritage unit takes come crude oil empties for Texas.
Taking its' first miles on the Elgin Sub off the Belt Ry. of Chicago, last light finds its way to this blue and gold six axle trio headed into the fading sun.
Breaking the still of night, NS's Interstate Heritage locomotive leads more oil empties back to the Bakken oil fields.
After picking up 20 cars at Serena, the Illinois Railway's train for the BNSF at Eola storms out of town on this former CB&Q branch to Ottawa, Illinois.
The CRSA (Chicago Railroad Superintendant's Association) special leaves the windy city behind, as Metra #2224's headlights reflect in the fresh chocolate paint on one of Iowa Pacific's dome cars. ... (more)
Amtrak Heritage leads Chicago-Milwaukee Hiawatha Service, passing Metra's still-manned Tower A2. NOTE: Taken on Metra Property with permission.