Metra Train 2141 makes its way through A-5 Tower onto the CP C&M Sub. as it rolls towards Fox Lake with a Milwaukee District North Line commuter move behind an MPI MP36PH-3S.
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The mid-day Sounder has the honor of being the last train (revenue) to cross the historic 80 year old Milwaukee S Curve trestle.
Locomotive is actually an EMD F59PH.
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The new mid-day Sounder, crosses the historic Milwaukee S Curve trestle, on its way to Seattle. The days are getting short for the trestle now, with only a week or two to go before the bridge is i... (more)
Newly rebuilt Metra MP36 419 pushes a inbound under the Pennsy signals at CP Morgan. Metra has begun rebuilding its MP36 fleet into the -3C version.
This Utah Transit Authority southbound FrontRunner train is about to slow for the North Temple stop in downtown Salt Lake City where a transfer to TRAX light rail can be made. It is passing a Trac... (more)
422 reflects in a recently formed puddle at Rondout while dodging a storm on its way to Fox Lake.
Metra Milwaukee District train is arriving at Western Avenue station as it passes Tower A-2.
Metra Rock Island train 323 crosses the CN ex-IC line at 16th Street Tower. The tower is still manned by Metra Personnel. This junction has more lines than meets the eye, The CTA Red Line passes r... (more)
An outbound Metra train passes 16th Street Tower.
Metra private car charter is returning to Chicago from end of Metra Milwaukee West Line Line at Big Timber.
Metra 401 named after Oliver "Ollie" Tibbles shoves an inbound train to Chicago while an outbound approaches the station in Franklin Park.
An inbound Metra smokes it up out of Franklin Park as it passes under the target signals at Tower B-12.
Triple the action at CP Morgan. The Friday evening rush hour is in full swing, as 2 outbounds and one inbound all meet near CP Morgan, just a mile west of downtown Chicago.
While making a run to Des Plaines Hobbies, I decided to stop at Bensenville first. Here, Metra 416 shoves train 2242 back towards the Loop while outbound train 2223 makes a stop at Bensenville.
Commuters head home as they cross the Mississippi River just after sunset as the city comes alive with lights.