An eastbound "z" train sneaks in during a window in the evening rush. An outbound Metra train is framed by the CBQ signals and the new signal bridge with the signal heads laying on their side awa... (more)
A track worked cuts rail in preparation for spot welding the joint.
An outbound Metra heads into some extraordinary bright sunlight during the evening rush.
A southbound MGEX coal train heads south as evidenced by this pan shot.
An outbound Metra passes up an eastbound "Z" train. Although freights are rare during the rushes, the most common is eastbound "Z" trains.
CS...missing the "X" since at least July, 2010, the CSXT 4812 leads a hopper train westbound at the beginning of the afternoon rush.
DPU trails a domestic stack train through downtown Wheaton.
The morning car traffic has lightened up as has the commuter train rush. Some light snow fell overnight, but only enough to make the roads wet in the 5th snowiest February and 7th snowiest season ... (more)
Two days into the longest sun-less streak in December since 1895, a set of light power runs from Eola to Cicero. The next time Chicago would see sun would be the 25th for 10 minutes!