Outbound Union Pacific North Line train #341 has just made its station stop at Lake Forest. Directly behind the City of Elmhurst is the last of the "ultra-exclusive" club cars open only to patrons... (more)
The trees are alive with fall colors as INRD's Hiawatha-Louisville manifest rounds a curve and begins its journey through the secretive Crane Naval Air Station property.
An Amtrak "Cabbage" leads a southbound Hiawatha service train on its last leg of its journey into Chicago Union Station.
Eastbound Train #350, The Wolverine, makes its station stop at Kalamazoo on a beautiful Spring day.
An IHB transfer begins its westward journey out of the Burns Harbor yard. The lead unit is passing a wrecked trailer from an NS derailment from about a month before.
A rare SouthShore Freight run to the BRC heads through Ogden Dunes with four boxcars of GAF shingles.
CSS 2001 leads a long Michigan City - Burnham Yard freight into Ogden Dunes, IN.
Three J SD38-2's lead an empty unit coal train west towards Joliet and eventually Eola where the train will transfer to the BNSF. The former Griffith Tower and museum equipment is in the backgroun... (more)
An SD38-2 painted in the old paint scheme with the "J" logo on the nose leads a manifest east towards Kirk Yard. The train is about to slam across the CN diamonds.
As the rest of the region shivers in bright sunshine, Michigan City is warmer, but is being hammered by lake effect snow. Westbound train 504 heads west through the city streets in the snowfall.
A J crew works hard to put its highrail truck on the NS/J interchange tracks in the frigid cold as a company SD38-2 leads a freight into Kirk Yard on the main.
NICTD's GP38-2 rests outside the SouthShore Freight shops as two GP38-2's get ready to head west to switch Mittal Steel.
An eastbound NICTD passenger train races down the siding between Miller and Ogden Dune stations. It will meet a westbound SouthShore Freight train visible in the distance.
A candy apple red SD60M leads two leased MRL units out of Galewood Yard on the joint Indiana Rail Road / Canadian Pacific coke train to Minneapolis. The MRL units are leased to INRD.
Metra 111 leads an outbound Metra Milwaukee West service train past the former Zenith factory in Galewood, IL.