We spent Saturday, Sept 26 1992 exploring rail facilities all over the Chicago area.

1. A pair of Wisconsin Central engines arrive northbound at their yard in Schiller Park.

2. An eastbound Soo Line train passes through Franklin Park.

3. A look at the Soo Line's ex Milwaukee road engine facility in Bennsenville.

4. The C&NW engine terminal at Proviso yard.

5. A CSX train coming off the IHB at the east end of Proviso yard.

6. South & Northbound Metra trains on the C&NW at Norwood Park.

7. Power from a variety of railroads mingle at BRC's Clearing yard.

8. Santa Fe GE locos parked near McCook junction

9. Amtrak #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief at McCook.

10. An eastbound Santa Fe train at McCook.

11. A southbound Wisconsin Central freight on the IHB at McCook.

12. The WC train backs north & then heads east on the Santa Fe.

13. A westbound Santa Fe piggyback train at McCook.

14. An eastbound Santa Fe engine move with a caboose at McCook.

15. Amtrak #3 at McCook.

16. A northbound IHB train at McCook.

17. A pair of eastbound Santa Fe trains at McCook.

18. A CSX northbound on the IHB at McCook.

19. Another eastbound Santa Fe at McCook.

20. An eastbound Metra Milw at Clinton st.

21. A southbound CNW Metra at Clinton st.

22. A westbound CTA train on the Lake st line.

23. A northbound CNW Metra departing Madison st station.

24. A Milw Metra outbound at Canal street.

25. An eastbound Soo Line freight in Franklin Park.

26. Soo Line power westbound at the Bennsenville engine house.

27. An eastbound Soo geep at Mannheim road in Bennsenville.

28. Conrail power eastbound on the Soo at Mannheim

Comments

    • Todd Feldpausch
      Todd Feldpausch

      Good times! The Pepsi Cans and ABBA set on the 199 train made that day, for me. Wish I'd liberated a souvenir from that scrapline at McCook now. Did we EVER go to Chicago in sunshine!? ;)

      about 1 year ago
    • Dan Cluley
      Dan Cluley In reply to Todd Feldpausch

      Todd Feldpausch
      Yes, the next two videos are sunny. Also the day after the blizzard. :)

      about 1 year ago
    • TheBamaPrinceable
      TheBamaPrinceable

      Did you just sneak aboard the engines @14:30?

      about 1 year ago
    • Dan Cluley
      Dan Cluley In reply to TheBamaPrinceable

      TheBamaPrinceable
      It does look like it. Don't do that, trespassing is bad. :)

      about 1 year ago
    • SaintJoeBro
      SaintJoeBro

      Nice catch of Santa Fe hitting the diamonds.

      about 1 year ago
    • Dan Cluley
      Dan Cluley In reply to SaintJoeBro

      Stjoe_bro1
      That was a good spot

      about 1 year ago
    • StonedRailfan
      StonedRailfan

      Too bad you don't see the old RTA bilevels anymore.

      about 1 year ago
    • Big N Easy
      Big N Easy In reply to StonedRailfan

      They still run some

      about 1 year ago
    • Dan Cluley
      Dan Cluley In reply to StonedRailfan

      StonedRailfan
      I know, right

      about 1 year ago
    • Ty Hik
      Ty Hik

      any metra electrics?

      about 1 year ago
    • Ty Hik
      Ty Hik In reply to Ty Hik

      Dan Cluley aw man

      about 1 year ago
    • Dan Cluley
      Dan Cluley In reply to Ty Hik

      Ty Hik
      Not this trip

      about 1 year ago