This is the first year that the CP Holiday Train has run across the system under the new CPKC banner. The train itself still had the boxcars lettered for Canadian Pacific, but the stage car was ne... (more)
NS 7302, a relatively rare SD70ACu visitor from out east, leads CN M338 past a tiny railroad-themed park in Elmhurst, IL.
KCSM 4570 (AC4400CW) trundles into Bensenville Yard at the B-17 control point leading CPKC 252.
UP 1983, the Western Pacific heritage unit, makes a Chicagoland appearance leading ITAG4 from Tacoma, WA, seen here rumbling over the Fox River in Geneva, IL on its way to a crew change in Proviso... (more)
NS 2680, a recently re-activated SD70M-2, meets NS 8098 as it leads a westbound oil train through Rochelle, IL. One would normally see this kind of meet out east somewhere, but today this is happe... (more)
It's just after 10:35 pm per the Glenview station's clock tower, and WAMX 4173, the lone PTC-equipped SD40-2 on Wisconsin & Southern's roster, disturbs the silence as it hustles train T001 from th... (more)
Wisconsin and Southern's nightly T001 train from the BRC rushes past the old Morton Grove, IL Metra depot, which (per online sources) is slated for demolition after construction of a new depot. WA... (more)
This year's Showcase Weekend at the Illinois Railway Museum was unlike any other, as the museum opted to run trains all night between Saturday and Sunday in honor of its 70th Anniversary. Unfortun... (more)
NS 7114 (GP60) leads the bottle train westbound through Hammond, IN under the cover of darkness, seen here passing underneath the cantilever signals for control point Hohman, just west of the diam... (more)
South Shore #804, a former Iowa Interstate SD38-2, leads a couple of South Shore Geeps on a westbound freight through the Ogden Dunes, IN station, which is currently undergoing construction for ex... (more)
UP 8520 (SD70ACe) leads CSX train I191 (UP train I-COG4) through the Willow Creek area of Portage, IN.
CN 3151 (ES44AC) leads rival CPKC train 254 through Des Plaines, IL. Kind of interesting to catch CN power on these trains.
Right on the heels of CN freight M338, NS 4400 (AC44C6M) leads a loaded CN grain train through Burlington, IL.
CSXT 4582 (SD70MAC) leads a CSX C40-8W on CN M338 through Burlington, IL.
KCSM 4549 (AC4400CW) and CP 8757 (Every Child Matters ES44AC) team up to lead CPKC 180 through Hampshire, IL.