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12/4/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Tom Binger
Dates:8/17/1977 - 12/31/1979
Album Info:Focuses on the City of Chicago and the Metropolitan counties in Illinois and Indiana during the 1970s.
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De Val Tower
Title:  De Val Tower
Description:  View of track diagram at De Val Tower.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:54 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  147   Comments: 0
MILW
Title:  MILW
Description:  MILW freight crosses "temporary" bridge over US Highway 14.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:54 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 1500(GP35)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
SOO 409
Title:  SOO 409
Description:  Southbound SOO freight passes De Val enroute to Schiller Park.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:53 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOO 409(GP9)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW freight crosses the diamonds at De Val.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:52 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CNW 6918(SD40-2)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW Scoot at De Val.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:50 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  108   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW Scoot passes under signal bridge.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:49 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CNW 411(F7A)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
SOO
Title:  SOO
Description:  SOO freight heads north past De Val Tower.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:47 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  157   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW Scoot at De Val.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:46 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CNW 417(F7A)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW Scoot passes De Val Tower.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:45 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  126   Comments: 0
MILW
Title:  MILW
Description:  MILW freight traverses CNW enroute to Bensenville.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:44 PM
Location:  Des Plains, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 2061(GP40) MILW 2033(GP40)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW Falcon train passes Deval Tower.
Photo Date:  12/31/1979  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:43 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CNW 6857(SD40-2)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
CNW
Title:  CNW
Description:  CNW Scoot at De Val Junction.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:42 PM
Location:  Des Plaines, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  65   Comments: 0
SOO
Title:  SOO
Description:  Engines await next assignment at Schiller Park Yard.
Photo Date:  7/29/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:41 PM
Location:  Schiller Park, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOO 2201A(F7A)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Rock Island Rocket awaits departure from La Salle Street Station.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:28 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CRIP 652(E8A)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
ICG
Title:  ICG
Description:  Commuter train at Van Buren Street Station.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:26 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  57   Comments: 0
La Salle Station
Title:  La Salle Station
Description:  The signs still show the way to the trains.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:25 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  77   Comments: 0
La Salle Station
Title:  La Salle Station
Description:  Rock Island commuter trains await departure.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:27 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  60   Comments: 0
La Salle Station
Title:  La Salle Station
Description:  The Rockets have arrived at La Salle Street Station.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:24 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  CRIP 654(E8A) CRIP 655(E8A)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
L&N
Title:  L&N
Description:  Peoria Rocket crosses over C&WI.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:25 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LN 4120(GP38-2) CN 4015(GP9RM)
Views:  288   Comments: 1
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Switchers work the Blue Island Yard.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:23 PM
Location:  Blue Island, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 451(RS2m)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Peoria Rocket awaits departure to Chicago.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:23 PM
Location:  Peoria, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CRIP 655(E8A)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Peoria Rocket awaits departure to Chicago.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:22 PM
Location:  Peoria, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 655(E8A)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Peoria Rocket awaits return to Chicago.
Photo Date:  7/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:21 PM
Location:  Peoria, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  CRIP 655(E8A)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Peoria Rocket arrives at Joliet Union Station.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:19 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 655(E8A)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Eastbound freight passes Joliet Union Station.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:20 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 658(E8A)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Eastbound freight passes Joliet Union Station.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:20 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 199(U33B) CRIP 289(U33B)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
Rock Island
Title:  Rock Island
Description:  Rock Island Rocket arrives at Joliet Union Station.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:21 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 654(E8A)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
Conrail
Title:  Conrail
Description:  Commuter train to Valpariso, IN awaits departure at CUS.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:19 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4063(E8A)
Views:  110   Comments: 1
BN
Title:  BN
Description:  Dinkies pass on the Racetrack
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:18 PM
Location:  Berwyn, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  BN 9915(E9AM)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Dinky
Title:  Dinky
Description:  BN Dinky awaits its return to Chicago.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:18 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  BN 9903(E9AM)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
Plaque
Title:  Plaque
Description:  Plaque noting the Aurora Branch Railroad.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:17 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  103   Comments: 0
MILW
Title:  MILW
Description:  Westbound freight Itasca depot.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:17 PM
Location:  Itasca, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 2070(GP40) MILW 2062(GP40)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
MILW
Title:  MILW
Description:  Eastbound piggyback freight rolls toward Bensenville Yard.
Photo Date:  7/27/1978  Upload Date: 1/25/2015 1:01:16 PM
Location:  Itasca, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 2018(GP40)
Views:  169   Comments: 1
Amtrak
Title:  Amtrak
Description:  Amtrak #327 passes Morton Grove Station.
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:36:24 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 65(Turboliner)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Amtrak
Title:  Amtrak
Description:  Train #327 passes Morton Grove Station.
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:36:10 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 64(Turboliner)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road
Title:  Milwaukee Road
Description:  Milwaukee Road Train #2133 awaits departure at Morton Grove.
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:36:49 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  MILW 50(F40C)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road
Title:  Milwaukee Road
Description:  Milwaukee Road Train #2133 arrives at Morton Grove Station.
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:36:36 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 50(F40C)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road
Title:  Milwaukee Road
Description:  Train #2131 approaches Morton Grove Station
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:35:55 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  83   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Road
Title:  Milwaukee Road
Description:  Train #2132 passes Morton Grove Station
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:35:39 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 54(F40C)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
Milwaukee Commuter
Title:  Milwaukee Commuter
Description:  Train #2129 arrives at Morton Grove Station.
Photo Date:  8/18/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:35:26 AM
Location:  Morton Grove, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 37C(E9A)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
CRIP
Title:  CRIP
Description:  Rock Island #630 prepares to push commuter Train #520 from Joliet to La Salle Street Station
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:34:48 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  CRIP 630(E6A)
Views:  238   Comments: 1
CRIP
Title:  CRIP
Description:  Rock Island #630 prepares to push commuter Train #520 from Joliet to La Salle Street Station.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:34:30 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 630(E6A)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
CRIP
Title:  CRIP
Description:  Rock Island commuter Train #423 approaches Joliet Union Station
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:34:13 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 645(E8A)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
CRIP
Title:  CRIP
Description:  Rock Island commuter train #423 crosses the diamonds at Joliet
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:33:55 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 645(E8A)
Views:  185   Comments: 2
Amtrak
Title:  Amtrak
Description:  Amtrak #305, The State House, boards passengers at Joliet, IL.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:33:22 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 232(F40PHR)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
The Plug
Title:  The Plug
Description:  Former GM&O Train #17, "The Plug", departs Joliet Union Station going across the CRIP diamonds.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:33:04 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  GMO 880b(F3A)
Views:  144   Comments: 1
The Plug
Title:  The Plug
Description:  Former GM&O Train #17, "The Plug", arrives at Joliet Union Station.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:32:39 AM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  GMO 880b(F3A)
Views:  213   Comments: 1
The Plug
Title:  The Plug
Description:  Former GM&O Train #17, "The Plug", prepares to depart Chicago Union Station.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:32:00 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  GMO 880b(F3A)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
Insull Interurbans
Title:  Insull Interurbans
Description:  Passengers exit the Michigan City station to board the Chicago bound train.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:30:24 AM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CSS 102(Interurban)
Views:  196   Comments: 1
CSS 1504
Title:  CSS 1504
Description:  CSSSB coal train pulls up and waits for the stop light at 11th and Franklin Streets.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/1/2014 10:29:47 AM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Tom Binger
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSS 1504(GP7) CSS 1506(GP7)
Views:  203   Comments: 0


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