Cruising along Lakeshore Drive, M338 is framed by the old, ornate concrete work of 39th St./Oakwood Blvd.
Detouring on the IHB due to bridgework on the BRC, WSOR's Chicago train heads south for Clearing. At Argo, it will use IHB's Proviso lead track for access back to the Belt.
An eastbound Coal load rolls thru Riverside for the CSX and a trip east to Michigan.
IC&E's Huron train detours on the Indiana Harbor Belt to reach BRC's huge Clearing Yard. The train is heading compass south across the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on the southwest side of the ... (more)
a BRC South Chicago job heads thru Pullman Jct. When the hogger of this train went by me at Hayford, he quipped "I'd rather have Alcos!"...I agreed!
A WBD CP Detour leaves the nukes behind while detouring on IC&E's Chicago Sub.
Fallen Flags: Milwaukee Road and Illinois Central power congregate on the east end of B'ville as some yard men exchange words.
A track welder works on a switch frog as an east end job switches the east side of Bensenville Yard.
Highballing for Elgin, Metra 2249 leaves the big city behind at Cicero West on CP's Elgin Sub.
Making its move from South Chicago to Burr Oak Yard in Blue Island, the CRL opens it up on the 'mainline' of Metra's Mighty Rock Island District. The depot framed in the shot has been derelict for... (more)
Reknown for its role in bringing the last of CN's junk to its' final grave at Markham Yard, CN's Q118 has a BC Rail MLW last out in the consist, as it holds at Western Avenue for a fresh crew.
Just getting underway for Columbus, Oh., 26N hits the Metra Rock Island Diamonds at Englewood on a sunny spring morning.
As CN's M338 slowly moves south, Metra's hourly move to their South Chicago branch speeds by.
Rust never has much of a chance to sleep at NRE in Dixmoor, as exemplified my this motley assortment of equipment.
M338 slowly trundles down the mainline of mid-america, crossing over and trying to contact call orders that won't answer.