In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
A unique UP rescue engine to Amtrak chills in the evening glow of the city of Chicago as Metra's Southwest Service train #839 heads past for Orland Park, IL.
At dusk, some of MNNR's finest 4 axle switcher power assembles at their shops in the Twin Cities.
Just shy of the midnight hour, 16th Street Relief operator Madelyn Gonzalez jots down the passage of Metra Rock Island District's last train into LaSalle Street for the night, as its' MP36 locomot... (more)
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.
Spending the night in quiet solitude, the 4449 rests in between trips in the former Milwaukee Road Coach Yard in Chicago.
With a CEFX leaser up front, the TP&W comes back to Remington at sunset.
A local bus driver makes a questionable driving decision as an ethanol load for the port of Albany (NY) pops out of the fog.
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.
Fresh from the paint booth, Metra #97 sees sunlight for the first time in new dress.
Taking cars back for UP's Proviso Yard, CP job G39 has some of UP's newest rebuilds for power.
With barely a smudge on them, fresh Union Pacific AH's run lite from NS's Landers Yard to Global One after delivering their K Line Stack train.
Strolling West down 10th Street, some South Shore Freight light power heads to the west side of town. Funny that the trains even abide by the stop lights!
Rust never has much of a chance to sleep at NRE in Dixmoor, as exemplified my this motley assortment of equipment.
Plying the streets of Bedford, INRD's road freight for Louisville rolls south. Who would have thought then that scenes like this would soon become but a memory...