Technologies clash at Tower A2, with aging US&S Model 14 levers and CRT screens to aid the train director in the movement of trains at this very busy location.
Easing out of Bensenville Yard, CP 281 heads east for Tower A5 and access to CP's C&M Subdivision.
Easing down the St. Charles Airline, a CN westbound skirts the edge of Chicago's South Loop, where a river walk and continued gentrification are in full force.
CP's job for Proviso Yard has a unique leader in the form of this Espee unit, seen stepping onto IHB rails at Franklin Park.
On Halloween, TRRA's 101 job steps over Merchant's Bridge, bound for NS's Luther Yard.
On 11-11-11, WSOR deadheaded their classy passenger train from Horicon to Madison, WI. Here she waltzes through the small college town of Whitewater, WI.
Nearing sunup, CSX coal loads from Elk Run, W. Va. pound the Garrett Sub. in the tiny burg of Alida.
A true kitbash job gets attention in one of the work bays at MEI's shops. How many roads can you name? Taken on MEI property with permission.
Nearing the end of the line, this old Conrail SD38 awaits its' fate, along with other compadres still on flanged wheels. Taken inside MEI's grounds with permission.
Loaded coke from Minnesota waits the overnight at Galewood Yard, waiting for a fresh crew to forward the train to CSX at Rockwell for furtherance south. Special thanks to Chris Guss for the lighti... (more)
Norfolk Southern's classy OCS train bobs along the old Pennsy main, currently leased by RailAmerica's Chicago, Fort Wayne and Eastern, and is seen crossing rails of the Chesapeake and Indiana.
The Chicago Rail Link returns from Burr Oak Yard back to South Chicago, wobbling down the back alleys of South Chicago's Oakdale neighborhood.
One used on the ultra-hot BN Expediter piggyback trains, this EMD unit now sees secondary use, seen here dragging a bilevel commuter coach with flat wheels from Aurora to their 14th St. Coach Yard... (more)
Heading back west for loads, P&L's empties out of Kosmosdale head out of town.
(L to R) CP trains 800, 808 and 616 all await acceptance to the Belt Railway of Chicago at the east end of Galewood Yard.