Grabbing orders on the fly in the rain on their way westbound as an interested conductor looks over the short hood. WSOR regular grab orders to head back to Janesville at Rondout Tower but do not ... (more)
Amtrak power car 66 leads a six car RTG turbo eastward through Rondout. If a set was out of service (generally crossing damage to a power car) the intermediate cars would occasionally be cut into... (more)
The Empire Builder
The Waukegan switcher heads under the old Northshore ROW, now a bike path, on its way back to Sutton. Won't be long now before those wheels on the hopper are shining again.
The Waukegan Switcher runs light though Rondout enroute to Sutton. Rather disappointing seeing the rusty rail on the wye.
CN's Spaulding to Waukegan turn, gets the ok to head south though Rondout on the way back home.
One of the "big" units drags her seven cars past Rondout tower.
Metra's 2141 crosses over for access to the Fox Lake subdivision.
Metra's 2147 enters the Fox Lake subdivision, passing evidence of this afternoons rain.
A two car Hiawatha crosses the EJ&E at Rondout. Note the station platforms, train order platform, and no bicycle path bridge.
A northbound "scoot" heads past the manned interlocking at Roundout.
Amtrak Hiawatha train 332 blasts past the plant at Rondout under the watchful eye of the Operator, doing his job on the ground. This was pre-cabbage days.
Amtrak slams the diamond with the J at Rondout.
A sight repeated many times a day at Rondout. A sight that one day we will miss.
EJ&E 300, the new Waukegan switcher power, spots a group of rock cars before heading back into Rondout yard to grab its train for Waukegan.