A Metra outbound train, led by a single F40PH-3, meets a pair of WSOR units at the Fox Lake station. It’s rare to see a meet between the two railroads in daylight. Wisconsin Southern usually opera... (more)
Metra/Milwaukee Road Engineer John Appel retires after 52 years of service running trains between Chicago and Fox Lake,IL. for the Milwaukee Road and Metra. John is the last Milwaukee Road prior r... (more)
METX 100, sporting the old RTA wrap for the 40th anniversary sits in fox lake yard to the newly rebuilt METX 217.
WAMX 4223, a flared radiator SD40, leads an extremely early WSOR T001 north through Fox Lake. Also pictured is the new signal cantilever at CP Fox Lake West.
Metra Illinois and Hiawatha MP-36 sit out in the open after arrival 7:19 Milwaukee North train from Union Station. Exisiting Light.
Metra's newest honorary unit, to honor the state of Illinois and the six-county region Metra serves. The 402 is seen here, pared with 405, the Milwaukee Road heritage unit.
Metra 402, which was recently repainted into a special “State Of Illinois” paint scheme, sits at the Fox Lake coach yard after pulling outbound train 2143 into town.
Metra MDN train 2141 rolls in to the sweet light, as it is just seconds from arriving at Fox Lake.
Metra Milwaukee North train reaches terminal at Fox Lake.
SLRG 103 has just lead the hodge-podge Polar Express onto the rails of it's former owner at MP 50 in Fox Lake, IL.
WSOR T004 basks in the moonlight while waiting to enter Metra territory at Fox Lake.
It was few and far between that I'd work out of Fox Lake but if I was on the "Hungry List" and they were out of people down there I'd go just about anywhere and the callers new that. The F40C's we... (more)
"The Varsity" Steam Excursion with Nickel Plate 765 crosses a bridge along Fox Lake during its eastbound return trip to Chicago from Janesville, WI with Metra Train 942. The train will ... (more)