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Chicago Commuting Before METRA
Several Chicago railroads, including Burlington, Chicago & Northwestern, Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road and Rock Island, provided extensive service to and from the Chicago suburbs.
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Photo ID: 849961

Its rush hour at La Grange, IL and BN 9920 is pouring on the coals as the train rushes through the station without making a stop. BN commuter service was provided between Chicago & Aurora, IL. Ser... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: La Grange, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9920
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1974


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jan 20, 2024

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Photo ID: 831827

A Burlington Northern commuter train storms west after a quick stop at Stone Avenue in La Grange in August 1983. These EMD E9 passenger locomotives were in commuter service on BN’s Chicago to Au... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: La Grange, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9904
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1983


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: May 14, 2023

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Photo ID: 828866

Rock Island 675 has completed its weekend commuter run to Joliet from LaSalle St. Station, Chicago. Shortly the train will load city bound passengers and head back into Chicago. The introduction o... (more)

Railroad: Rock Island Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Joliet, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: RI 675
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1974


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Apr 07, 2023

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Photo ID: 827087

CNW 252 leads a mid day commuter train on C&NW's "West Line", making a brief stop at Berkeley station. This stop is located immediately south of Proviso Yard which at the time was C&NW's... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Bilevel Cab Car
Location: Berkeley, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 252
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 16, 1979


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 16, 2023

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Photo ID: 821081

Monday evening Rock Island commuter train passing by 16th Street in Chicago on 07/15/74, captured on Kodachrome. Photographer unknown. John E. Troxler collection

Railroad: Rock Island
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: RI 644
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 15, 1974


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By: John E. Troxler

Added: Jan 01, 2023

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Photo ID: 806772

Outbound commuters.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 5025A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1978


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By: Richard Kimble

Added: Jul 05, 2022

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Photo ID: 804041

Led by venerable Burlington Northern EMD E9 No. 9913, a westbound BN “Dinky” commuter train storms into Lisle, Illinois, on the afternoon of March 3, 1990.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Lisle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9913
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 03, 1990


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: May 30, 2022

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Photo ID: 796637

A CNW E-unit pushes at NW Line rush hour train under the Lake Street 'L' and into CNW's Chicago Passenger Terminal on a smoggy May morning.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 5028A
Train ID: Unk
Photo Date: May, 1972


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By: Alan Baker

Added: Feb 27, 2022

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Photo ID: 793148

BN 9972 is in charge of a commuter train at Clarendon Hills, IL in April of 1971. The engine looks a little rough but would eventually be rebuilt as BN 9906. Bob Bullermann Kodachrome from my coll... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Clarendon Hills, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9972
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Jan 20, 2022

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Photo ID: 775620

GM&O 883-A leads GM&O #17 out of Chicago with 3 cars.

Railroad: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: GMO 883-A
Train ID: GMO 17
Photo Date: July, 1974


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By: Linton F. Moss Collection

Added: Jun 29, 2021

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Photo ID: 765921

Geraniums are neatly planted along the platform at Hinsdale, Illinois, making the pleasant spring afternoon feel even more like summer on May 28, 1992. Burlington Northern’s busy triple track ma... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9918
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 28, 1992


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Mar 12, 2021

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Photo ID: 765161

In August 1968, A Milwaukee Road commuter train heads inbound at B-12 in Franklin Park with a single E9A and cab car. Original Slide. R. W. Richards Photo. Sam Foster Collection.

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Franklin Park, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 36C
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1968


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By: Sam Foster

Added: Mar 05, 2021

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Photo ID: 759810

A power-short South Shore utilized a set of RTA equipment early in 1985, including an E-unit and CNW bilevel commuter cars which is seen here passing through Burnham. Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Regional Transit Authority
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Burnham, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: RTA 522
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 26, 1985


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Jan 12, 2021

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Photo ID: 749145

Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Regional Transit Authority
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Elmhurst, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: RTA 510
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 13, 1988


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Sep 25, 2020

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Photo ID: 748864

Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9920
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 13, 1988


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Sep 23, 2020

Views: 2,129
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