Metra's morning rush hour comes to a close. Much has changed at this site, i am not sure sure the carmen of the 1950's would have predicted Whole Foods or LA Fitness's arrival.
This P42 dominated lineup features a nice surprise with the 822 heritage unit at center awaiting a needed bath.
BLE 878 and GTW 4911 make for a great lash-up as the 'heritage' units lead a cut of cars out of Glenn Yard for headroom. BLE 878 has been working around the Chicago area ever since being activated... (more)
A pinkline train runs west above Lake Street
METX 185 departs Union Station shortly before rush hour.
Deadheading equipment heads from the BNSF yard to Union Station under the Chicago skyline.
AMTK 31 leads an Illinois service train south through Chinatown just west of scenic Ping Tom Park. The steel lift bridge has seen better days, but is, of course, still fully functional. Minutes ea... (more)
Amtrak 188 backs its trainset through the wash in Chicago.
Nice blue locomotives for a nice blue sky...the Rock Island service heads out of Chicago elephant style.
A nice variety of power at the 18th St. Locomotive Shop.
The Hoosier State departs the windy city on a nice evening. GP40FH-2 4144, still in New Jersey Transit paint, leads the way due to a unit being in for maintenance.
American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners "
"Spirit of St. Louis" special departs Chicago for Cincinnati.
The Big Game Train maneuvers in the yard. It is soon to go through a wash in preparation of leading the Emeryville-bound Zephyr.
A loaded coal train emerges from under the 18th street bridge and heads toward the lift bridge over the South Branch of the Chicago River.