A few minutes out of Hoboken on their way to the suburbs, a set of 51-year-old former Lackawanna MUs now working for New Jersey Transit emerges from the west portal of the Bergen Hill tunnel in Je... (more)
South Shore(NICTD) departs Chicago along Michigan Avenue. In younger days, the Prudential building in the background was Chicago's tallest.
A six-car set of Canadian National MUs bound from Gare Centrale in Montreal to suburban Deux Montangnes enters the station at Val Royal, Quebec, on a summer afternoon. These cars were retired when... (more)
A six-car set of Canadian National MUs lays over at Deux Montangnes, Quebec, the end of CN's 17-mile-long suburban electric zone, before returning to downtown Montreal. CN bought 18 of these DC-po... (more)
Up until the arrival of the M2 class modern MUs in the early 1970s, the New Haven's electrified New Canaan branch had the look of a country interurban in off-peak hours as a single car covered the... (more)
A set of former New Haven Pullman-Standard MUs running as a Penn Central Stamford-Grand Central local swings into the station at Rye, NY, on a winter day. The unique triangular catenary, since rep... (more)
A two-car South Shore Line train en route from Chicago to Michigan City pauses at the classic little station at Beverly Shores, IN. Both the station and the cars date to the late 1920's, when the ... (more)
Elderly South Shore Line interurbans that have passed their fiftieth year in service wait out the midday traffic lull at the old Randolph Street Station in Chicago. This open-air area was complete... (more)
The "Dinky" to Princeton waits while its connection from New York CIty, NJT train 7857 arrives behind ALP-46 4636
The late afternoon sun is making the engineer squint as a set of former New Haven "Washboard" MUs makes the station stop at Old Greenwich, CT, while running as a Penn Central Stamford-Gr... (more)
Back when the South Shore Line carried express and checked baggage and had a streetfront station in downtown South Bend, package express gets loaded into combine 111 while the conductor watches. S... (more)
Work day and week are finished on a fine Friday afternoon
Metra 8307 departs Chicago with a bilevel EMU consist for points south.
An eastbound South Shore passenger train rolls through Burnham.
A dozen or so retired Metra Electric cars sit rotting away awaiting an uncertain fate.