Note the Amfleet 1 coaches in the short-lived "lava lamp" livery behind the "Hippo"
The CTA holiday train, complete with Santa and his elves, hauls a loaded passenger train toward Merchandise Mart.
A view through the cab window as one brown line train approaches another near the Wells St. bridge
My seat at the front of this brown line train effectively provides an in-cab view of the trip around the loop.
A rush hour brown line train slowly creeps around the curve leading to the Merchandise Mart
A pink line train runs above a busy downtown Chicago.
MARC power stands ready for their return trips north.
MARC HHP waiting for its next run.
A geep peers out in the background as this HHP rolls out of the station.
MARC is the last operator of this locomotive type.
A Long Way From Maryland: One of two MARC sets on loan to Amtrak passes through the Edison, New Jersey train station on the the busy Sunday-after-Thanksgiving travel day.
The Amtrak HHP-8 locomotives were introduced around 2000 and were retired by 2014. Here, one of the now gone fleet leads a westbound "Regional" train.
Looking more like a Hollywood creation out of a sci-fi flick than a locomotive, the HHP is a really surprising sight with its skin removed. Note the bell hanging from the frame on the right side.... (more)
HHP-8 663 sits in South Station late at night with a Northeast Regional consist awaiting assignment for the morning commute.