Metra's new Rock Island inspired MP36 departs New Lenox on inbound train 412.
NIRC 1 leads a power move east past the New Lenox depot. This classic Rock Island depot may soon be demolished.
Metra MP36PH-3C #425, painted and lettered for retired CEO Don Orseno makes a station stop at Oak Forest Illinois
Metra MP36 425, painted in a special scheme, backs into the coach yard in Blue Island. This locomotive, named after retiring Metra president Don Orseno, is painted in a special Rock Island inspire... (more)
Metra 100 in its RTA wrap departs 119th St in Blue Island.
Metra 201 passes Blue Island tower as it arrives with a outbound train.
NKP 765 brings up the rear of the westbound deadhead of the Joliet Rocket in New Lenox.
An eastbound extra SIBI makes its way down the old Rock Island, about to pass under La Grange Road in Mokena.
Metra 408 departs New Lenox with a outbound train.
Iowa GP38-2 719 leads SIBI east through Mokena.
Iowa 502 leads SIBI east past Blue Island tower, about to enter Burr Oak Yard.
Metra 100, sporting its RTA inspired wrap leads outbound train 303 into Blue Island, passing Iowa Interstate 513, the Rock Island heritage unit.
Metra 100 pushes a inbound down the Beverly Branch of the Metra Rock Island District. The 100 is wrapped in a scheme similar to the old RTA scheme for the 40th anniversary of the F40PH.
Metra 184 arrives into New Lenox with a inbound train.
On its second day of excursions, NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket east under the vintage Rock Island searchlights in Robbins. In this day and age, to see a steam engine passing under these vintage ... (more)