Newly rebuilt F40PHM-3 METX 212 hustles a long commuter train into Western Ave. station. In the background is the famous "Sears" (Willis) tower as well as some other great examples of Ch... (more)
Metra engineer John Appel guides Milwaukee District North train #2121 under the old Pennsy signal bridge at CP Morgan, located in the near west side of Chicago. Once to the destination of Fox Lake... (more)
With a nine car train in tow, Metra F40PH-2 156 pulls an outbound train under the CNW searchlight signals at Tower A-2 on the UP Geneva Sub during a Friday evening rush.
Metra F40PH-2 175 leads an outbound commuter train during a Friday evening rush on the UP Geneva Sub, passing under former CNW signal bridges as it heads through the Tower A-2 Junction. At this ju... (more)
A Friday afternoon rush hour sees inbound and outbound Metra commuter trains meeting the PRR signal bridge at CP Morgan on the Milwaukee District. An F59PHI is leading the inbound, while an F40 do... (more)
Metra Milwaukee Service west to Elgin passes under the Pennsy style signals at CP-Morgan 1.5 miles west of Chicago Union Station. The signals have been replaced but the bridge remains.
Inbound and outbound Metra trains meet just east of Tower A-2 during a Friday evening rush. A venerable F40 passes by one of the newer former Amtrak F59PHI's.
An inbound Metra train speeds through Tower A-2, passing underneath a set of CNW searchlights under a classic signal bridge. The train in the background is departing the coach yard for downtown.
Metra 422, recently repainted with a black roof, leads a MDW doubleheader west past CP Morgan.
Metra F59PHI 90 leads the daily MDN doubleheader west past CP Morgan.
But we still call it the Sears Tower. Named for the Village of Itasca, Illinois, METX 183 (F40PH-2) leads train 1247 on the afternoon of February 18, 2020. The tall looming structure decorating th... (more)
On a snowy November 11, 2019, an outbound Metra commuter train led by EMD F40PHM-3 No. 192 passes under the signal bridge at CP Taylor south of Chicago Union Station.
Metra EMD F40PH-3 No. 122 leads a commuter train out of Chicago Union Station towards the BNSF/Metra coach yard along Canal Street on a snowy November 11, 2019
METX 211, Metra’s new CB&Q heritage unit, leads outbound BNSF train 1277 out of Chicago on the BNSF Racetrack in the last light this past week.