Chicago Area - 7/13-7/15

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Chicago Area - 7/13-7/15

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:16 pm

7/13

Michigan City, IN

South Shore Passenger Train street running.

ImageSouth Shore - Michigan City, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr


7/14

Franklin Park, IL

Morning Metra Rush

ImageNB Metra - Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageWB Metra - Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageSB Metra - Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageMetra Meet - Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageMetra -Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

When the Metra rush slowed down, three CP Trains started to work Bensenville Yard.

ImageQuad Meet - Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX 4791 - Franklin Park, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCanadian Pacific engines by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageMetra / CSX / CP - Franklin Park, iL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

West Chicago, IL

Metra Meet

ImageMetra - West Chicago, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageMetra Meet - West Chicago, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

NB on CN with BNSF engines

ImageBNSF 5928 crossing UP at West Chicago by tcamp7837, on Flickr

UP Local shoving into the siding.

ImageUP Local shoving at West Chicago by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Stack Train with trailing engine

ImageEB Stack Train - West Chicago, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUP Pusher Engine - West Chicago, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN Stack Train

ImageCN 2309 - West Chicago, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

UP Stack Train with an aerodynamic container and DPU overtaking a tied down coal train.

ImageUP Stack Train with Aero Container by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUP DPU by tcamp7837, on Flickr

The local shoving back out of the siding.

ImageUnion Pacific Local shoving at West Chicago by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Brookfield, IL - BNSF Racetrack

Metra

ImageMetra - Brookfield, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Ethanol train with double Warbonnets Trailing.

ImageBNSF Ethanol with Warbonnets by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageBNSF Warbonnets by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Stack Train with Santa Fe Warbonnet Trailing

ImageBNSF Stack Train - Brookfield by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageSanta Fe Warbonnet by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Amtrak California Zephyr

ImageAmtrak California Zephyr - Brookfield, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Berwyn, IL

EB Ethanol Train

ImageBNSF 7969, Berwyn, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Amtrak Southwest Chief

ImageAmtrak Southwest Chief - Berwyn, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Mixed Freight

ImageBNSF 5929 - Berwyn, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Lite engines coming out of Cicero Yard

ImageMetra & BNSF 1501 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Stack Train following

ImageBNSF Stack under CN - Berwyn, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Followed by lite power crossing over and reversing

ImageBNSF 4632 - Berwyn, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageBNSF lite engines - La Vergne, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Downtown Chicago - 18th Street

Amtrak Cardinal

ImageAmtrak Cardinal - 18th St, Chicago by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Metra

ImageMetra - 18th St, Chicago by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Amtrak Switchers & Chargers at the Shops

ImageAmtrak Switchers and Chargers by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Roosevelt Rd

P32s

ImageAmtrak Shops - Chicago, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Metras meeting and Amtrak Train being wyed.

ImageAmtrak and Metra Meet by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Amtrak Pere Marquette coming out of Union Station

ImageAmtrak Pere Marquette coming out of Union Station by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CTA El Train

ImageCTA EL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

7/15

Cicero, IL

Cicero Yard

Yard Switchers

ImageBNSF Switchers- Cicero, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageBNSF Cicero Yard swtichers by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Santa Fe Bluebonnet

ImageSanta Fe Bluebonnet - Cicero Yard by tcamp7837, on Flickr

NS 20N, waiting to head for Detroit Livernois Yard.

ImageNS 20N - BNSF Cicero by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Blue Island, IL

CSX Train tied down

ImageCSX - Blue Island, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CP Grain Train with CN, NS and KCS engines.

ImageCN, NS, KCS - Blue Island by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Iowa Interstate shoving through the interlocking

ImageIowa Interstate - Blue Island, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Chicago Rail Link

ImageCRL - Blue Island, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageChicago Rail Link - Blue Island, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Homewood, IL

CN Yard Switcher at Markham Yard

ImageCN Homewood Switcher & Metra Electric by tcamp7837, on Flickr

CN 371 with a diverse locomotive consist.

ImageCN 371 - Homewood, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCN 371 Engines by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Intermodal

ImageCN Intermodal - Homewood, IL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Gary, IN

CN Yard switcher at Kirk Yard

ImageCN Kirk Yard Switcher by tcamp7837, on Flickr

EJE Engine

ImageEJE 673 - Gary, IN by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Porter, IN

Amtrak 364 crossing over to the Amtrak Line.

ImageAmtrak 364 - Porter, IN by tcamp7837, on Flickr
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Re: Chicago Area - 7/13-7/15

Unread postby AARR » Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:37 pm

I liked your pictures and report. Thanks CRD :)
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Re: Chicago Area - 7/13-7/15

Unread postby hoborich » Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:33 pm

That's quite a pictorial tour! Really enjoyed it. Thanks.
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