Blazing down #1 main for B-12 and CN rails, a North Central train for Antioch heads west into the winter sun.
With a former Milwaukee Road Geep for power, CP's 'Comet' takes its' 3 cars of intermodal and heads for NS's Landers Yard on the south side. Complete with a SOO caboose for their back-up move, thi... (more)
Cruising eastbound down #1 main, CN's M342 uses CP/Metra trackage rights from Tower B-12 to Cragin to gain access to the Belt Railway of Chicago.
On a typically busy Chicago afternoon, some Metra power shuffles around the coach Yard as Amtrak moves happen in the background.
Making a move from NS to BNSF, another coal empty heads thru condoland for the coal fields of Wyoming.
Rolling over the UP's Geneva Sub and past the abandoned Brach's Candy Factory, IC&E brings a train of ethanol for Clearing Yard.
Headed for the BRC, an IC&E Ethanol extra thunders thru Suburban Elmwood Park.
With a KCS Belle 3rd out, U994 pounds down CSX rails for points east.
Heading east for the Shops with 2 cars down 10th Street.
Strolling West down 10th Street, some South Shore Freight light power heads to the west side of town. Funny that the trains even abide by the stop lights!
Sporting different number boards up front, an EBD UP coal load gets out of Barr Yard, ducking under the CNIC and Metra Electric tracks in the background.
Passing as it had many years ago through Griffith, ex Erie Lackawanna SDP45 3655 hits the GTW diamonds at this forlorn NW Indiana hotspot. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
A BNSF EBD Multi-level heads past an old cemetery on the outskirts of Lee, IL. An old graffiti-laden ATSF SD40-2 trails.
Slumbering the night away, a couple former BN units stand silent in front the windy city.
Waiting on CN's St. Charles airline for inbound Rock Island District train #214, a CN empty coalie will soon head for the BNSF for movement west back to the Powder River.