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.
Eastbound arrives at Downtown Michigan City station. Station baggage man pulls cart to unload newspapers.
A South Shore electric train heads west through Burnham, nearing its station stop.
Passing the 53rd Street Illinois Central suburban station on its way to downtown Chicago
A blue line train elevated above the 606 (Bloomingdale) trail. A piece of Chicago railroad history, the Bloomingdale line was constructed in 1873 as part of the Milwaukee Road, abandoned of train... (more)
IRM's newest acquisition is a four-car set of ex-Illinois Central "Highliner" double-deck MU cars. Within days of arrival they are sitting outside the electric car shop being inspected.... (more)
Chicago Aurora & Elgin 36 is the oldest operating piece of equipment at the Illinois Railway Museum. Built in 1902 by the John Stephenson Company of Elizabeth, NJ, the car was acquired from an Ohi... (more)
Probably one of the most Spartan cabs for an Engineer/Motormen I've ever seen and I'll bet one of the coldest and draftiest in the winter. Thanks again to this intrepid Hogger/Juice Jack on the ea... (more)
Departing for Indiana under the gaze of the Phillips 66 sign, with Soldier Field above the train to the left
A South Shore electric train passes Kensington/115th Street, headed north.
A South Shore commuter train heads for Ogden Dunes, nearing its stop.
Commuters heading home