During the late morning, a pair of F40PHs are visible in the pit, while another is being hostled on the elevated C&NW lines. The Milwaukee (UP) West lines cut under and are visible near the top o... (more)
An outbound express train leaves the city and skips the Irving Park stop. You can see the top of the Hancock Building just above the train.
Metra 206 leads a outbound train past Joliet UD Tower and into Union Station. Metra trains no longer cross the diamonds here or use Union Station as their stop.
Metra 213 leads a outbound express train past Fairview Avenue.
When Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (South Shore Line) was short of cars, a Metra train was borrowed. On weekdays it came in from Michigan City in the morning and went back in ... (more)
Metra 120 heads West for Elgin, kicking up quite a bit of snow in the process.
Inbound Metra train splits a pair of Milwaukee searchlight signals. These are getting extremely rare.
NIRC #9 shoves eight electric hi-liners around the corner at Canal Street to gain access to the St. Charles Air Line and over to the Rock Island. These cars were pulled from the siding at Roundout... (more)
Metra Union Pacific North West line train is arriving at Woodstock. Woodstock was location of Bill Murray's Ground Hog days. The former Mc Henry County Court Hose on the square is visible to the ... (more)
Riding into the sunset. Inbound evening dinky passes through the manual switch at the Grayslake Metra station.
Headed West out of Bensenville, I really liked how these still have an oscillating headlight in the nose.
Metra F40PH No. 132 leads a westbound commuter along UP's Harvard Subdivision on the railroad's "Northwest Line" after departing the station at Clybourn.