UP 4604 is waaaay back in the distance waiting for this outbound commuter to make it's station stop. This may look normal, but on the ex CNW where left-handed running is the norm, the dispatcher ... (more)
The BRC KCK takes "center" track on it's way west. For awhile, before winter, it was running on track 3 nearest the platform I'm standing on. See another view at the station in photo 311409.
The snow is blowing off the train AND locomotives of a domestic stack train headed west from Global 1.
Third of five trains in about an hour-and-a-half and the second WB train. This one had a lot of repo's to the WC to go back to Asia for reloading.
EB coal train approaches Elmhurst with an SP DPU at the rear-facing me! Thank you very much, UP ops! head end is pictured in photo 309947
EB loaded coal train slows down as it approaches Elmhurst. The rear-facing SP DPU can be seen in photo 309965.
AMTK 176 rests between runs at the Amtrak Chicago maintenance facility. See 313897
AMTK 155 has collected some snow over the recent days and it's starting to melt into icicles!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The Sears Tower and other buildings are lit up green and red for Christmas. My first photo of the year!
One of the many trains waiting for the evening rush to begin on the BNSF line.
Two days into the longest sun-less streak in December since 1895, a set of light power runs from Eola to Cicero. The next time Chicago would see sun would be the 25th for 10 minutes!
See 307563 for another streak night shot.