ex ATSF GP50, BNSF 3194 leads a short two car train on the Aurora Branch on its return trip back to Eola Yard in Aurora.
an Eastbound coal load snakes through Burlington Iowa approaching the Mississippi River bridge on a wet rainy June day
SSW 8085 leads a solid GE consist with an eastbound intermodal train on the Burlington Northern past the old Depot in Aurora Illinois, entering the famed triple track racetrack into Chicago.
BNSF 972, 968, 966, 963, 964, brand new GE C44-9W locomotives just yarded their ELBNA train and are heading to the diesel service tracks at Clyde Yard in Cicero Illinois. These are the first of th... (more)
Amtrak's 'Pepsi Can' painted power is ready and waiting at the Lumber Street facility with the Chicago skyline and the 'Sears Tower' backdrop on a clear May first day in 1997.
Freshly repainted ex ATSF 3803 EMD GP40X now wearing GP25X model number and sporting BNSF's number board 'Brow' body extension (which provides extra room for the additional cab electronics in use ... (more)
Highest numbered SD70MAC on the BNSF roster, 9999 working as a remote DPU unit on a westbound empty hopper train shoving through the S-curve at Balfour Iowa.
Situated behind the old Illinois Joliet Prison, which was made famous in the Blues Brothers movie, sits the Santa fe's hard to get to Joliet Yard on the banks of the Des Plaines River. One of Sant... (more)
MPI MP2000D model demonstrator locomotive at the BRC Clearing Yard in Chicago Illinois. Appeared to be enroute to the Wisconsin Southern Railway for trail and testing.
Santa Fe's Hot 199 Chicago to LA piggyback/intermodal train seen here accelerating westbound across the Rock Island diamond in Joliet Illinois while the eastbound commuter train waits for it to pa... (more)
RELCO lease unit wearing Joliet Junction Railroad paint and working at Inland Steel's Steel Mill in East Chicago Indiana.
a pair of Northwestern SD40-2's lead a transfer train past the old C&WI 40th Street tower in Chicago Illinois
Flags and flares westbound past the signal
Two ex MP GE C36-7s await assignment at Union Pacific's ex MoPac Yard Center Yard.
ex BN 3142 EMD GP50 wearing a fresh coat of BNSF paint and reclassified as GP25 basks in the sunlight at Eola Yard.