Departing Franklin Park, METRA 414 demonstrates what it means for an engine to NOT be Tier 2 compliant!
Metra 104 the City of Chicago backs off of the BNSF and onto the old Rock Island as it heads for the yard for servicing and staging for tomorrow's rush.
402 notches up after making a station stop in Franklin Park.
407 rushes over the IHB and CSX as it shoves to Chicago.
An outbound rush train meets an inbound, in the background Amtrak 517 shoves the Beech Grove the Great Dome and 2 other cars into the station
The seldom photographed #3 heads for Lasalle st. with a couple bi-levels that it picked up in the yard.
Right before sunset, F40C 611 slows for the station stop in Franklin Park.
Most transit agencies would have built a utilitarian "bus shelter" here, but not METRA. They built a classy stone shelter that blends in well with the adjacent structures.
An inbound Metra train passes the little station at Highlands.
Just before sunset, a METRA train approaches Franklin Park with an elderly F40C for power.
Just before sunset, Metra F40C #611 shoves an inbound train past the Manheim station while a CP GP38-2 switches a cut of cars and a double stack train departs Bensenville Yard.
An afternoon outbound express zips past the quaint station in Highlands.