An evening Metra scoot rolls through the rural McHenry county countryside while enroute to Harvard.
8:35 Metra departs Harvard for Chicago crossing Division Street.
Jimmy John's Delivers. A wrapped F 40 leads a Metra train at Harvard in a steady rain. Heavy rains which started around 5:30 continued into the evening.
In a driving rain a Metra train from Ogilvie Center in Chicago arrives at Harvard, Illinois
Metra Union Pacific North West line train approaches Harvard station.
The last inbound train to Chicago sits at the Harvard depot.
The 19th Century Starline Factory now a thriving Art and Event Venue is on the left and the Metra coach Yard is on the right.
Metra Union Pacific North West District train has unloaded passengers at Harvard, Il, the last stop on the line.
Union Pacific Janesville, Wisconsin based local pases the former Starline factor in Harvard on way to switch customers in Woodstock and Crystal Lake. The Starline Factory now has smaller tenants ... (more)
Ex-KCS 29 now in commuter service on the C&NW at Harvard,IL. ready for its next push to Chicago in the rain.
Verne Brummel (photographer) / Dave Cramer (photo editing). Visit our websites at - www.trainsite.8m.com/rrslides.html ---and--- Railroad: Chicago & North Western RailroadLocomotive: EMD F7(A)Location: Harvard, Illinois, USALocomotive #: CNW 409Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September, 1980
Metra F40PH-2 diesels 163 and 129 bask in the glow of a setting sun near the Harvard, Illinois Metra station as they await the Monday morning commuter rush.
Train 625 becomes 658 as it awaits its timetable departure back to the city.