The last golden rays of evening light shine on Metra 426 as it shoves a commuter train out of the Hanson Park station and towards downtown Chicago as rush hour draws to a close for the evening.
An outbound commuter train flies past the Grand / Cicero Metra station.
I think I got a little lucky with getting all of these together. METX 427, METX 426, METX 423, and METX 419 pose together for my picture.
A westbound suburban headed for Fox Lake begins its trip out of the city during last light.
5 sets of Metra equipment layover the weekend awaiting the Monday morning rush hour on a beautiful summer evening
Metra's 2141 crosses over for access to the Fox Lake subdivision.
Metra 426 pushes past Lake St. Tower and the Chicago River.
Lake Street Tower YAWNS and thinks to itself, a Metra and a CTA, harrumph, not even two Metras. Now, two Metras, an Amtrak and a CTA, that would keep me awake!
Metra 426 is on its way to its next stop at Mont Clare, as it passes by Mars.
Folks heading home.
The engineer is framed by the open window in this slightly panned shot.
Somehow Mike Potter and I had a catch on this cold October evening. Seen here is locomotive 426 with train 2227. Don't wear shorts and a T-shirt in October in Chicago.