Paralleling the Des Plaines River, L CHI105 makes its way west through the plant at "Romeo." A nice A-B-A set makes for a nice sight on this sunny afternoon. The refineries of Lemont, IL... (more)
On the first day of fall, the Chicago to Galesburg local works Joliet Yard before continuing southwest bound to Galesburg as the trees show a slight hint of fall color.
After finishing up work in the BNSF Joliet yard, BNSF 2740 leads a rare consist through downtown Joliet on their way to Galesburg.
On a sunny afternoon, a classic Cascade green leader shoves the L CHI105 into Joliet Yard to begin its switching duties. The train is crossing the point where the I&M Canal and the Des Plaines Riv... (more)
The BNSF Chillicothe Sub (former Santa Fe) is well known for following the Des Plaines River. Here, we see a bird's eye view of the BNSF's Joliet Yard, located right on the outskirts of downtown. ... (more)
BNSF's GM Yard in Hodgkins...located about 20 miles outside of downtown Chicago. It's home to numerous locals that serve the various industries located around Chicagoland. L CHI105, the GM Yard to... (more)
It's been quite a while since a GP60M has led around the Chicagoland area. That changed on July 24th, 2020 as #103 (now classified as a GP60M-3) and SD60M #1407 hustled west across the Kankakee Ri... (more)
That thundering SD40-2 sound fills the air as L CHI105 makes its way west across the Des Plaines River with a pair of sharp Heritage 1's in charge. L CHI105 runs four days a week (Tuesday through... (more)
Right where it belongs on home rails, 1981-built GP50 #3167 leads the four day a week L CHI105 through Mazon. Still wearing classic Santa Fe blue and yellow, the 3167 has memories of hustling hots... (more)
Built as the SLSF (Frisco) 439 in August of 1974, BNSF H1 GP38-2 #2294 shoves L CHI105 into Joliet Yard as the crew prepares to go about the local switching duties.
B40-8W #552 is seen on the point of L CHI105, heading west across the Kankakee River in Wilmington on a gloomy evening. It looks quite tired in faded Warbonnet paint.
The BN trio is looking good as L CHI105 makes way across the Des Plaines River in Lemont.
With a classic green machine in charge, L CHI105 makes its backup move out of GM Yard.
L CHI105 highballs west out of Hodgkins with a classic BN SD60M pointing the way!
Triple play BN! GP39E 2905 and GP38-2 2286 await assignments as SD60M 1464 prepares to shove out of GM Yard with L CHI105. What a sight for 2020!