Two outbound trains depart CUS during the afternoon rush.
The 6:56 train has loaded all it's passengers during the blue hour and the conductor gives the engineer the highball. Next step is Western Springs.
I don't know if this was on the Southwest Chief. Does anyone have access to records for the day?
With three trains in view, the 1:00 pair of Metra trains are about to pass through rush hour only stop Highlands as a freight train can be seen in the distance.
A run-of-the-mill P42 and former F40PH framed by solar powered switches are being hostled around the Amtrak Chicago maintenance facility.
Merry Christmas! The empty coal train pictured in 349426 has made it to the mainline after a crew change at C... (more)
An empty coal train makes its way toward the BNSF and Wyoming coal fields for more coal to Detroit.
A sand train from Wisconsin led be a GE passes a Mack truck from a local business.
An inbound train from Michigan shows just how much additional snow falls on the east side of Lake Michigan.
An inbound Michigan train crosses 21st in the first major snowstorm of the year.
A recently rebuilt F40PH pushes the 1:00 train east as a an outbound manifest freight is about to pass through.
Having cutover Main three Friday, today's task is main two. Is it me, or is the signalman choking up?
Having cutover Main three Friday, signla crews get ready to remove the searchilight on Main 2. AMT 380 is the last train to pass under the signal before it's removed.
An empty coal train heads west to the coal fields and is the last train to go under the old searchlight signals before their replacement cutover began.
Signal crews get ready to pull wires in perparation of cutting over main 3 to the new tri-lights. Begining with AMTK 380, eastbounds used main one for loading and unloading.