Fresh from a cosmetic makeover at their Western Avenue shops for National Train Day, this old Metra soldier earns her keep, transporting commuters outbound to Fox Lake, IL., just as she has been r... (more)
A pair of well-worn BC Rail cowl's lead M335 across the city, ducking under 18th St. in the city's south loop area.
Classic SD9's burble thru Bath Indiana on Respondek's job to Fernald, Ohio on former C&O trackage.
It's 2 EMD's winding out in notch 8, westbound CSX train Q387-05 chases the setting sun and a clear block. HIGHBALL!
Returning from a trip to Sturtevant, WI - Iowa Pacific's "brunch train" returns back to Chicago, passing still-manned Tower A5 on Chicago's west side. NOTE: Taken on Metra property with permission... (more)
WIth a plume of smoke provided by engineer Craig Willett, Iowa Pacific's Friday Night Dinner train ducks under the PRR position lights at Racine Avenue on Chicago's near west side. Special thanks ... (more)
Out right ahead of a passenger special, Metra #2149 ducks under the PRR position lights at Racine Avenue on Chicago's near west side. Special thanks to Chris Guss, Sayre Kos and Paul C. Buff for t... (more)
Out of time and dead on the law, CN train M340 awaits a recrew at Broadview. I've seen much better Conrail blue in my years, but nowadays you need to take what you can get!
THE MILWAUKEE ROAD LIVES! Staging in Galewood Yard for a recrew, CP's BRC Clearing Job sits crewless with an old Milwaukee Road soldier up front. Hard to believe its been nearly 26 years since "Th... (more)
Trading Amtrak rails for those of the CNIC, Amtrak's TEXAS EAGLE gets underway, leaving the brick canyons of Chicago behind.
Headed compass south on the BRC's Kenton Sub., CN's Iowa Division train for Kirk Yard bangs across former Santa Fe rails at Nerska.
The Hi Iron Excursion nears CNIC rails and twists through the winding curvature of the St. Charles Airline, near 16th St. Tower.
Erupting out of Chicago Union Station, Hi Iron Excursion's special to the RPCA meeting in Indianapolis gets underway as the morning rush hour continues at Roosevelt Road, Chicago.
Leaning into a fierce early spring snowstorm on the Arizona Divide, another in the parade of stack trains near Maine, Arizona.
High winds and dust clouds swirling, the Apache gets out of Holbrook, AZ with a measly 3 cars, cruising thru the red rocks of the region.