Chicago Union Station on a cold night.
Chicago Union Station at night. Last time I took a photo from this angle, the bus station was a vacant lot. Nothing stays the same forever, so take a picture when you have the chance. Even if it s... (more)
Even after the rush is over, the Union Station tracks are busy. Here we see a light power move of two P42s go through a turnout, while if we look closely under the post office, we can see more P42... (more)
METX 187 pushes a scoot into the terminal to get ready for the rush, while a Amtrak P32 races it in.
An Amtrak "Cabbage" leads a southbound Hiawatha service train on its last leg of its journey into Chicago Union Station.
A hostler stands back as 188 backs into the terminal
A meeting of two La Grange products built in very different times
putting a train together, this P32 backs up to get more cars.
a Metra conductor walks up to the front of his train after throwing the switch to allow this move to get from the coach yard to the terminal
A P42 running light backs into the terminal as a conductor hangs out the rear side door, protecting the back of the move.
Amtrak 500 pulls a cut of superliners out to the coach yard. This is my 70th accepted shot, fifth Amtrak shot, and second shot of a P32.
the new South Gate Market complex is maybe the best thing to happen to railfanning the CUS yard since the E8