The BNSF east-bound stack train is passed swiftly by AMTK #4 - as I snag a few shots from the rear of the last coach car.
A well-timed hike to Narin Falls concluded with a surprise run through the entrance to the Provincial Park.
Franklin Park Railroad Days throwback
After deboarding at the end of the line, I say hello to the locomotive that has been leading me across the country for the past 55 or so hours.
The Pioneer Zephyr on display at MSI is now decked up for the holidays. Two excited children absorb the railroad history.
The CTA holiday train, complete with Santa and his elves, hauls a loaded passenger train toward Merchandise Mart.
A view through the cab window as one brown line train approaches another near the Wells St. bridge
This locomotive awaits work in its assigned location, the Bensenville Industrial Yard
My seat at the front of this brown line train effectively provides an in-cab view of the trip around the loop.
A rush hour brown line train slowly creeps around the curve leading to the Merchandise Mart
A pink line train runs above a busy downtown Chicago.
The former Cotton Belt loco now UP patched leads a row of idle power at the Roseville yard.
A long UP train as seen from the rear window of the California Zephyr, just outside of Glenwood Springs Station