Chicago Terminal heads over the Chicago River on their old swing bridge. Operating this bridge is quite the operation. The Conductor has to get off the 900 around CY Tower, walk up Elston street, ... (more)
The Black Hawks have just won the Stanley Cup and the CTM crew was pretty happy. Today the ILSX 900 passes another Chicago classic. Chicago Terminal Switches cars.
After taking about 55 loaded sand cars up to EOLA yard today, the HBR 5001(The Illinois Railway's newest addition) and the IR 3500 hit the switches at the East End of EOLA's yard on their way back... (more)
Amtrak 6, The California Zephyr ran 7 hours late and pulled into Naperville with a brand new UP GEVO leaning.
This old BN GP50 finds it home rail again heading south down the NIFA branch past west side Aurora houses and backyards.
The Seminole Gulf Railway's once-a-week Sarasota job heads south past SRQ on the old Seaboard line. All the cars they have on the train are for the ACL side of the line a half mile east.
This lin... (more)
BNSF's NIFA job heads back to EOLA yard after switching out a plastic industry in Northwest Aurora.
ILSX 900, The CTM's leased SW8, heads to Goose Island to pick up a couple of empty lumber cars from Big Bay Lumber. The train is seen here street running on the Kingsbury st line just south of Gen... (more)
Chicago Terminals ILSX 900 is about to come off of the street, and head to Goose Island. The abandoned intermodal boxes add an industrial feel to the scene.
I used a wide angle lens
UP is switching out the Chicago Tribune with Boxcars.
The once a week Goose Island Job has just passed Cherry Ave bridge and is on the run around track. It will soon street run down Cherry Ave to Big Bey Lumber
Chicago Terminal 900 rolls on Cherry ave, southbound toward Division street to pick up an empty from Big Bay Lumber on Goose Island.
A side of UP not know to many. A couple times a week the Union Pacific switches out Morton Salt. To do so, they have to cross the same 5-way intersection three times. Despite some crazy traffic, t... (more)
An outbound Matra quickly pulls into Naperville wile a BNSF "Z" train rounds the curve, hot in his tail.