In 1986, EMDs line the tracks at Santa Fe’s locomotive facility at Corwith Yard in Chicago, Illinois, on a typically somber day for the midwest in November. Right to left; Santa Fe No. 5838 is a S... (more)
A Metra commuter train departs for Aurora as it is dwarfed by the surrounding Chicago skyline.
Amtrak EMD F40PH No. 306 pulls a 4-car passenger train equipped with Amfleet cars out of Chicago Union Station past Harrison Street Tower in May 1982. This view is from now-removed Polk Street ove... (more)
GE P42s and other assorted power fill Amtrak's engine facility in downtown Chicago.
MP36 No. 401 pushes an eastbound Metra train toward Chicago Union station. Meanwhile, a westbound train waits to enter the evening commuter rush.
With a gaggle of cab cabs staring at the camera, Metra employees prepare the passenger fleet for the evening commuter rush.
Right place, right time for sure. Just as a 13 car BNSF Railway OCS (3734, ET44C4 leading) was arriving at the Amtrak Chicago Maintenance Facility on Saturday, August 26, 2017, we look above and g... (more)
Metra 100 pushes a inbound down the Beverly Branch of the Metra Rock Island District. The 100 is wrapped in a scheme similar to the old RTA scheme for the 40th anniversary of the F40PH.
Conrail SW-1 No. 8433 brings a 5-car Superliner-equipped Amtrak train out of Chicago Union Station past Harrison Street Tower in May 1982. This view is from Polk Street overpass, which is now remo... (more)
Western Avenue Switch dropped of an F-40 at Union station and is headed back to yard.
Conrail SD60I 5599 is westbound waiting to get across the Calumet River draw bridge on the far southeast side of Chicago Mar 1997.
In May 1982, New York Central tavern-lounge-observation car No. 48 trails an Amtrak train into Chicago Union Station scissoring past Amtrak SW1 No. 736 and F40PH 249 leading another passenger trai... (more)
Riding behind the Southern 4501 leaving Chicago we encounter some ex-UP passenger units that just came in on a Rock Island pig train.
Hiawatha Service train with new Siemens Charger approaches Union Station under Pennsy signal bridge.
Metra 401, the Ollie Tibbles unit, pushes a inbound train under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan.