Another train leaves the big city.
Preparation for The Joliet Rocket inbound // LaSalle Street Station // Chicago IL
The Metra Rock Island heritage unit sits at LaSalle Street Station on protect duty (and display) for the NKP 765 trips.
Nickel Plate Road 765, a 1942 Lima Locomotives built 2-8-4 Berkshire arrives in Chicago at LaSalle Street Station during the Sunday afternoon "Joliet Rocket" excursion. This was the last... (more)
It's always cause for celebration when NKP 765 comes to town.
Rock Island service creeps toward Lasalle Street Station. This line may offer the most diverse Metra locomotive roster ever with F40s, MP36, and GE P42's appearing one after another.
It still takes getting used to seeing these locos and this paint scheme running Metra commuter service out of Lasalle Street Station.
During the Fourth of July weekend, Southern 4501 was used to haul passengers on an excursion around Chicago and Indiana known as the Independence Limited. Prior to one of its runs, the steam loco... (more)
Portrait of two Chicago landmarks: The Chicago Board of Trade dominates the background as E6A 630 eases out of LaSalle Street Station at 4:08 pm on March 20,1975, to begin its regular afternoon co... (more)
Rock Island E8A 661 sits near the throat of LaSalle Street Station with bilevels commuter cars that will eventually go to Joliet.
A couple of NYC switchers in LaSalle Street Station Chicago.
Photographed from the Roosevelt Avenue bridge, New York Central train #28 the NEW ENGLAND STATES at LaSalle Street Station in Chicago . An A-B-A set provide the power with E8A #4089 in the l... (more)
CRI&P 630 was still in commuter service for the Rock when this photo was taken.
Side by side with a Rock Island veteran the 4501 was on the Rock for a special train to Bureau and return.