West of Western Ave. station the Brown line ramps down to surface operation on the ground still powered by the third rail. Two train meet on the incline.
A rerouted Red line train rolls through the curve at 40th St and S. Wabash Ave.
On December 16, 1983, two Toledo, Peoria and Western trains pose at the Farmdale trestle near East Peoria, Illinois. Above is train No. 24, the the Effner Local, with GP38-2s Nos. 2002 and 2008, p... (more)
GTW blue leads L545 over the Cal Sag Channel.
Street running pre-rubber tire era on the south side of Chicago. Bustitution in Chicago was not far off in the future. The grainess is due to this photo being an Anscochrome original.
UP OCS on the old C&NW bridge over HY34 at Langley,IL..
The MRS transfer with lots of "suds" descends the east approach to the MacAuthur Bridge as it heads to Alton and Southern's Gateway yard.
Northbound Nitrin Local crosses Barber Creek at its confluence to the Mississippi River. The bridge and rail are still from the CMStP&P RR..
Never Again: Three 1500's and a 1200 bring a TRRA transfer job across the Merchants Bridge headed for Madison Yard. Although TRRA has some nice new GP38 and SD40 rebuilds, and a great new p... (more)
A gorgeous fall afternoon on the bluffs of the Rock River is greeted with BNSF 6563 and 7694 leading an autorack train east of Oregon, IL.
An Orange Line passenger train to Midway rolls through the elevated s-curved track just south of the loop. One of many unique billboards in Chicago over looks the parking lot from the side of a tu... (more)
A Green Line Train bound for Ashland/63rd, approaches State/Lake station. It's previous stop Clark/Lake can be seen in the distance. Take from the Wit Hotel.
Metra 213 leads a outbound train over the LaGrange Rd bridge as it approaches 143rd St Station in Orland Park.
Metra 213 leads a outbound train out of downtown Orland Park.
As the sun heads for the horizon, CP 473 rolls through Kittredge with an old school lash-up. The train is 23 miles from a crew change in Savanna.