Metra 125 leads an outbound express train past LaVergne
As the sun nears the horizon, Metra train 1241 passes through Brookfield, Illinois, as it hustles commuters from their jobs in downtown Chicago to the suburbs between the city and Aurora. Metra F... (more)
Veteran F40PH 125 throws out a cloud of smoke as it cruises though Hinsdale with train 1277. In the background, train 1275 is slowing for a station stop.
An inbound Metra commuter train arrives Chicago Union Station with METX F40PH-3 125 and F40PHM-2 185 trailing.
A nice summer afternoon just outside Chicago Union Station.
Metra departs Chicago on a busy Friday afternoon.
Metra heads into Chicago on a busy Friday morning.
Metra 125 leads a outbound doubleheader into Naperville for a a stop.
Metra #125 does a roll by for the local railfans before the "Operation North Pole" trip back and forth along the Union Pacific Northwest Line, with the whole train wrapped in a scheme picked out b... (more)
Metra 125 leads its outbound train out of Franklin Park, bound for Elgin.
Here come the cars! Metra has just cleared the crossing, bound for Union Station.
An outbound scoot heads into Galewood. Note the empty coke cars to the right.
An engine makes its way to Union Station through shadows from bridges and buildings. In two hours at this location I saw only this one light power move amongst the many, many train moving in and ... (more)
Triple Action! One Metra train, recently departed from Union Station, passes under two Metra movements in the north throat of the Ogilvie Transportation Center (ex-C&NW). A brief walk fol... (more)