Blasting out of Proviso, another UP westbound leaves the city behind as some random drop-under light pops out of the clouds.
On a cold as cold can get night, NS's local out of their Ashland Ave. Yard waits to tie onto a track at ADM.
On a cold winter's night, the ex-Pennsy Position Light Signals are framed against Chicago's Sears Tower, lit up for the holidays.
Just after sunrise on a beautiful fall morning, IC&E's Nahant to Belt Railroad symbol rolls into Davis Jct., to do some work before heading to the windy city.
Minutes away from Chicago Union Station, Amtrak engineer Pat Saxe brings Hiawatha Service #332 into town for another on-time arrival. NOTE: Photo taken on Metra Property with Permission.
Taking headroom west on IC's old Iowa Division, CN M343 mopes through Bridgeport Bridge for a set-out. At one time this location boasted its own IC operator atop the bridge with a maze of signals ... (more)
Threading slowly between the Rock Island Diamond at 16th Street and the Amtrak Crossing at 21st St., engineer Marty Simane shepards another long CN drag from one side of the windy city to the othe... (more)
IAIS GEVO's bring the first set of new Iowa power into the Chicagoland area past the old elevator at Minooka. in true DPU fashion, there was 1 up front and 1 on the rear. Pretty big-time for a sma... (more)
IAIS GEVO's bring the first set of new Iowa power into the Chicagoland area, making an almost perfect over-under with the EJ&E's Illinois River Line in the background Funny there's already a burnt... (more)
CSX Q501 heads for Cincinnati, Ohio into the early morning sun.
A hot CSX trailer moves east at Cottage Grove Avenue into the rising sun.
Running at restricted speed, IC&E's MCCNA attempts to leave Clearing Yard behind on the BRC's 59th St. Subdivision. Unfortunately, the train will hold its 7 SD40's just up the street from here at ... (more)
Taking some headroom at the east end of Davis Jct. with a former Rock Island GP40, ICE's local shuttles cars between the main and siding on a warm summer morning in west central Illinois.
With 3 EMD's all still looking great in Conrail Quality Paint, 30R nears Cerro Gordo. Eventually this train will terminate in Bloomington/Normal, IL on the former NKP.
Heading for interchange with the BRC at Clearing, an EBD ethanol extra rolls down #2 main track on CP's (really Metra's) Elgin Subdivision.