Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit shoves an inbound under CP Morgan on approach to Union Station.
METX 405 is in charge of an outbound train to Big Timber Road on a beautiful day.
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)
Metra engineer John Appel guides Milwaukee District North train #2121 under the old Pennsy signal bridge at CP Morgan, located in the near west side of Chicago. Once to the destination of Fox Lake... (more)
Running a modified schedule, Metra’s Milwaukee Road Commemorative Unit coasts under Tower B12 in Franklin Park, IL.
With Protests & Riots spread all over the city, Metra operated Sunday schedules on all lines throughout the week. For the MDW, that meant only utilizing 2 sets, and sure enough, 405 was one of sai... (more)
Metra's Milwaukee Road commemorative painted MP36 passes Tower B12 and Milwaukee Road caboose on display at Franklin Park, IL.
In a world of reduced service on the Metra system as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, METX 405 leads one of the few trains running on the Milwaukee West Line sporting it's new nose emblem decal.
Metra 405 when it was just another commuter unit. Now the 405 is Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit.
A dwarf searchlight stands guard on the east leg of the wye to the UP Rockwell Sub that runs off the connection at the Tower A-2 Junction. This classic signal still serves after decades as an inbo... (more)
Metra 405 heads light under the signal bridge at CP Morgan.
Passing the 1907-built Tower A-2, the Milwaukee Road heritage unit makes its way to Fox Lake.
Metra 405 leads an outbound west through the plant at CP Morgan.
Metra's Milwaukee Road heritage unit brings an outbound train over Midlothian Road. The replacement nose herald it in the works.