Obviously an Amtrak train.
The CB&Q Coach Yard is full of commuter coaches. A few intercity cars can be seen in the back.
A pair of GP-35's roll through the BN's mainline next to the old Zephyr Pit with Amtrak's yard on the other side.
A regular on the "Plug", GM&O 883A waits out the weekend at the old GM&O roundhouse in Joliet. Faded paint, broken headlight glass, peeling gaskets- but still hauling passengers.
The revised Abraham Lincoln under Amtrak operation. Some of the clarity and excitement was gone even though the original owners colors were still intact in 1972. For a view of same train and loco... (more)
GM&O 631 has a new home in Oak Ridge , Tn.
GM&O F3 meets Rock Island F7 at Joliet. The GM&O train is waiting for the Rock train to clear the diamonds before heading toward the yard for the night.
GM&O 883A has arrived with the "plug" at Joliet. A leased amtrak car has replaced one of the GM&O coaches.
GM&O 883A has arrived with the "plug" to Joliet.
GM&O 883A has just pulled in with the afternoon comuter train to Joliet. The conductor helps a young lady off the train.
The plug departs Chicago Union Station bound for Joliet.
The ComEd Plaines empties heading back to the mines were a fixture in late afternoon in Coal City. The train has just cleared the 10mph diamond at Pequot and the engineer is doing his best to get... (more)