An afternoon outbound train comes to it's stop at Western Springs.
Some relatively new power on lowly manifest heads west.
A light movement heads west past Highlands probably to switch Pepperidge Farms in Downers Grove.
The Southwest Chief is backing through the wash rack. See 317108 for a full length view of the train going through.... (more)
Commuter train passes a pile of ties indicating impending trackwork.
The California Zephyr heads to the wash rack after backing out of CUS and wyeing.
The Southwest Chief passes crossover work at East Lisle in preparation for Belmont Ave crossing work. A loaded coal train has just crept by east on main 2.
An outbound train from Chicago heads west for it's next stop, Route 59.
The Southwest Chief gets washed. There's an interesting rust spot right behind the engineer's door.
"The parts store." To make room for the still operable, but currently unassigned 1209 and CBQ inspired 1206, the 1208 was moved recently to south of Cermak. The cab is boarded and chained. The ... (more)
A commuter looks away from the tracks as an express is about to zip past him at track speed. I see this guy walking to the station every morning and from the station every night.
The BNSF conductor waits for everyone to board before giving the engineer a highball.
EB stack train just as the sun sets. Soon, the sun will be setting on the CBQ signals. The second unit was TFM 4670. See ... (more)
An eclectic mix of power! UP and CSX trailing the home road lead unit. See 314545 for another interesting c... (more)
An inbound commuter train leaves the sunset behind.